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J Midlife Health. 2018 Oct-Dec;9(4):212-215. doi: 10.4103/jmh.JMH_82_18.

Giant Endometrial Polyp: An Enigma in a Postmenopausal Woman.

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Department of Pathology, Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College, Karnal, Haryana, India.

Abstract

Giant polyp is an unusual female genital tract pathology, commonly arising from the cervix than the endometrium. It is a great masquerader of cervical or endometrial malignancy and can lead to a diagnostic dilemma and unnecessary aggressive interventions. Experience in one such case of an extremely rare protruding giant endometrial polyp in a 58-year-old postmenopausal female is being described herewith so as to create awareness among the dealing clinicians. The approach to such a case, differential diagnosis, and review of the literature is also presented.

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Estrogen; hysteroscopic polypectomy; large endometrial polyp; postmenopausal bleeding; vaginal mass

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