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Ichthyosis uteri: report of two cases.
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PMID:  22335042     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Extensive keratinizing squamous change in endometrium, namely ichthyosis uteri, is an uncommon condition. It is considered a benign lesion but its association with malignancy has been reported in the literature. Here, we present two cases of ichthyosis uteri that were both diagnosed in the curettage material. If widespread squamous epithelium covering the entire endometrial surface is detected in the curettage, an advanced examination should be done because of the possibility of the underlying malignancy association.
Authors:
S Kabukçuoğlu; D Arik
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-16     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  699-701     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Depatment of Pathology, University of Osmangazi School of Medicine, Eskisehir, Turkey. skabukcuoglu@hotmail.com
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