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Arias-Stella's phenomenon

Alternative eponyms

  • Arias-Stella's effect.

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Highly excretive gland epithelium due to increased gonadotropin stimulation.

Description

Highly excretive gland epithelium due to increased gonadotropin stimulation. An endometrial gland cell abnormality consisting of hyperchromatic nuclei, which may be present in normal or ectopic pregnancy. It is not a sign of endometrial adenocarcinoma, with which it was previously sometimes confused.

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