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Pelvic ultrasound, findings: midline anteverted uterus 8.4 x

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pelvic ultrasound, findings : midline anteverted uterus 8.4 x 3.4x4.8c, . endometrial thickness of 0.3cm
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Pfeiffer replied 5 years ago.
Dr. Pfeiffer :


Dr. Pfeiffer :

the uterus is a pit prominent..meaning long for a 60 year old woman.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

Midline and anteverted is normal.

endometrial thicknes of 0.3cm is equal to 3 mm

3 mm means there is no uterine lining problems.

So..outside of the uterus being a bit longer than expected everything else is normal.

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could that be the cause of the bleeding?

Dr. Pfeiffer : it doesn't really provide a 'source' of the bleeding...

but, it does give possiitve reinforcement that the bleeding isn't due to uterine cancer.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

sometimes an enlarged uterus is due to fibroids and that certainly can cause the uterus to be larger than expected.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

in follow up of this should have a sample of the uterine lining done to check for a souce of the bleeding.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

in additon to fibroids, polyps are also a potential source of the bleeding.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

if you are on hormones (HRT) that too can be a source of the bleeding.

Dr. Pfeiffer :

The good news now, is the ultrasound isn't showing anything seriously wrong.

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