Journal of Korean Society of Medical Ultrasound 1997;16(4): 363-366.
Endometrial Osseous Metaplasia: Sonographic Findings.
Eun Joo Ahn, Jeong In Yang, Kie Suk Oh, Eun Ju Lee, Hee Jae Joo
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ajou University, School of Medicine, Korea.
2Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Ajou University, School of Medicine, Korea.
3Department of Pathology, Ajou University, School of Medicine, Korea.
  Published online: January 1, 2001.
ABSTRACT
Osseous metaplasia of the uterus is a rare entity that results from the transformation of non-osseous connective tissue into mature bone. Endometrial osseous metaplasia is frequently associated with a history of recurrent abortions, and its clinical presentation may include infertility, habitual abortion, vaginal bleeding, leukorrhea and pelvic pain. We have recently experienced a case of endometrial osseous metaplasia, which is presented with a brief review of the literatures.
Keywords: Endometrial osseous metaplasia; Ultrasound; Vaginal bleeding
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