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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.


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.


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

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