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Isolated eosinophilic myometritis –A rare histological finding


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Article Type : Case Report

Author Details: Girish Nandan*,Manjit Singh Bal,Anuj Sharma,Neelam Gupta

Volume : 4

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2581-3706

Print ISSN : 2581-3714

Article First Page : 230

Article End Page : 232


Abstract

Introduction: A wide variety of benign diseases, occur in the uterus. 1 Tissue eosinophilia has been
demonstrated under physiological conditions in different organs and loose connective tissues of mammals.
Such an eosinophilia although slight, has been demonstrated in human uterus. 2 If a patient has tissue
eosinophilia, the number of eosinophils in blood likely be normal.
Aim: The incidental finding of eosinophilic infiltration only in myometrium, needs to be highlighted.
Case Report & Conclusion: Histopathological diagnosis of Isolated Eosinophilic Myometritis, a rare
incidental finding in a 50 year female without involvement of endometrium, leiomyoma and cervix, is
being presented. The literature is being reviewed for this rare entity.
Objective: To highlight rare incidental histological finding of eosinophilic infiltration only in the
myometrium when there is no involvement of endometrium, leiomyoma, cervix, fallopian tubes and
ovaries.

Keywords: Eosinophilic myometritis, Hysterectomy, Leiomyoma.

Doi No:-10.18231/j.jdpo.2019.047