Endometrial cancer: malignancy of the endometrial lining of the uterus
Type I: estrogen-dependent, grade 1 or grade 2, better prognosis, endometrioid histology
Type II: estrog...
Postmenopausal bleeding is the most frequent sign. Any spotting or abnormal discharge mandates evaluation.
Premenopausal patients with history of anovulation and heav...
Main treatment for uterine cancer is surgery.
Radiation is used to prevent tumor recurrence at the vaginal cuff.
Chemotherapy for advanced or rec...
Algorithm: Pelvic Pain
C54.1 Malignant neoplasm of endometrium
C55 Malignant neoplasm of uterus, part unspecified
C54.2 Malignant neoplasm of myometrium
C54.9 Malignant neoplasm of corpus uteri, unspecified
Most common presenting symptom is abnormal uterine bleeding.
Any patient with history of irregular, heavy, or prolonged periods should undergo endometrial biopsy.
Primary cause is unoppo...
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