Osseous metaplasia of endometrium: A rare cause of menorrhagia

Ankita Singh, S N Basu, Seema Jain

Abstract


Osseous metaplasia of endometrium is a rare clinical entity  charactised  by presence of mature or immature bone in endometrium . Reported cases of endometrial ossification are associated  with  previous history of pregnancy or abortion in more than 80% cases. A  38  year  old  woman presented  to  our  OPD  with complaint  of  menorrhagia  and  pelvic  pain  for  6 years  . On  Ultrasound ,two   echogenic  shadows  were  seen  around 10mm  and  12mm  in endometrial  cavity. Her  diagnostic  hysteroscopy  was  done  which  showed  coral  like bony spicules  which  were  removed  hysteroscopically   under  ultrasound  guidance  .She  made  an  uneventful  recovery. After more than 2 years  follow up, the patient enjoys good health and has resumed regular menses .


Keywords


abortion, menorrhagia, osseous metaplasia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7439/ijbr.v8i11.4436

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