Figure 5. Endometrial histology:

Figure 5Endometrial histology:

The top two panels represent examples of benign proliferative A and secretory B human endometrium. The second tier provides representative examples of C endometrioid carcinoma imbedded in the myometrium and D clear cell endometrial carcinoma with mucinous differentiation. The third tier displays E uterine papillary serous carcinoma reminiscent of F benign oviductal tissue. The fourth tier demonstrates G mucinous endometrial carcinoma alongside H benign cervical stromal glands. Architectural similarities can be discerned between the endometrioid adenocarcinoma and the proliferative endometrium, the benign oviduct with papillary serous carcinoma and benign cervical glands with mucinous carcinoma.

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