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Precancerous lesions of the endometrium and medical treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9678079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Endometrial hyperplasias, which occur in the premenopausal age and are often induced by anovulatory cycles, are kept under control by progestin therapy. The good results with natural and synthetic progestins suggest that this treatment can be used both in premenopause and postmenopause hyperplasia. The progestin effect on the endometrium appears through a marked pseudodecidual reaction of the stroma and functional atrophy of the glands. These events are reported in the literature as inactive or suppressed endometrium and there is no physiological equivalent.
Authors:
G L Taddei; G Bargelli; B Scarselli; D Moncini; G Scarselli
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The European journal of contraception & reproductive health care : the official journal of the European Society of Contraception     Volume:  2     ISSN:  1362-5187     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care     Publication Date:  1997 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-08-06     Completed Date:  1998-08-06     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9712127     Medline TA:  Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, University of Florence, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Drug Monitoring
Endometrial Hyperplasia / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Endometrial Neoplasms / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Female
Humans
Intrauterine Devices, Medicated
Levonorgestrel
Postmenopause
Precancerous Conditions / diagnosis,  drug therapy*
Premenopause
Progesterone Congeners
Progestins / pharmacology,  therapeutic use*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Progesterone Congeners; 0/Progestins; 797-63-7/Levonorgestrel

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