Osseous Metaplasia of the endometrium A case report and review of the literature

  • Noel S. Al-Sakkal Media diagnostic centre , Erbil, Iraq
  • Sabat Barawi Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, College of Medicine, HMU, Erbil, Iraq
Keywords: Endometrium, infertility, hysteroscopy, osseous metaplasia


Osseous metaplasia of the endometrium is an uncommon clinical and pathological disorder. It is a very rare cause of infertility and induced by abortion. Hysteroscopic examination revealed multiple bony specules and a resectoscopic excision of the bony specules was performed. Histopathological examination reveals bony trabeculae adjacent to the endometrial glands & stroma.

Case presentation: 34-year-old woman with osseous metaplasia of the endometrium is described, in which the diagnosis was suspected clinically and confirmed histopathologically. The clinical, pathogenesis and pathological features are briefly reviewed.


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How to Cite
Al-Sakkal, N., & Barawi, S. (2018). Osseous Metaplasia of the endometrium A case report and review of the literature. Zanco Journal of Medical Sciences (Zanco J Med Sci), 16(2), 162-164. https://doi.org/10.15218/zjms.2012.0028
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