Uterine polyps are small, soft growths, usually non-cancerous, that arise from the inner lining (or endometrium) of the uterus. They are also called endometrial polyps.
1.Ultra Sound Scan - can generally detect a polyp. A polyp may also be picked up on a routine scan.
2.Hysteroscopy - this is a procedure in which a small telescope with an attached camera is used to inspect the inside of the uterus.
Once detected the polyp can be removed through the hysteroscope.
1.OPERATIVE HYSTEROSCOPY - The polyp is removed using a pair of fine scissors.
Following the hysteroscopy the surgeon may also do a
2.D & C (Dilatation and Curettage) - here the surgeon uses a curette to scrape the lining of the uterus. Both the samples are sent for H/P examination.
SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT UTERINE POLYPS
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