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Endometrial biopsy

Endometrial biopsy

Endometrial biopsy: An endometrial biopsy involves removing a sample of tissue from the lining of the uterus; an endometrial uterine lavage method using normal saline is most often performed. The tissue sample is examined by a pathologist and categorized as secretory- or proliferative-type endometrium.

Endometrial biopsy: Broader Types

Other broader types of medical diagnostic tests related to Endometrial biopsy include:

Symptoms Associated with Endometrial biopsy

These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Endometrial biopsy:

Diseases Associated with Endometrial biopsy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Endometrial biopsy:

  • No ovulation (proliferative type)
  • Tumor
  • Polyps
  • Inflammation

Descriptions of Endometrial biopsy

Endometrial biopsy: A procedure in which a sample of tissue is taken from the endometrium (inner lining of the uterus) for examination under a microscope. A thin tube is inserted through the cervix into the uterus, and gentle scraping and suction are used to remove the sample.
Source: National Institute of Health

Basic Information: Endometrial biopsy

Disease or Condition count: 3; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Endometrial biopsy' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Endometrial biopsy as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Endometrial biopsy' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:


  • Female infertility ... Endometrial biopsy


  • Menorrhagia ... endometrial biopsy


  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... endometrial biopsy

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