Endometrial hyperplasia. Definition

Medical Definition: Endometrial hyperplasia

Abnormal overgrowth of the endometrium (the layer of cells that lines the uterus). There are four types of endometrial hyperplasia: simple endometrial hyperplasia, complex endometrial hyperplasia, endometrial hyperplasia with atypia, simple and complex hyperplasia endometrium with atypia. These types are differentiated by the appearance of abnormal cells and the likelihood that the condition will become cancerous.

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