Uterine Body

  • Donna M. Coffey
  • Ibrahim Ramzy
Part of the Frozen Section Library book series (FROZEN, volume 11)


Intraoperative consultations of material from the uterine body are mostly related to evaluation of specimens from hysterectomies, performed for a wide variety of reasons. These reasons will be considered first, followed by a discussion of the different specimens submitted from the operating room and the related clinical background. The last part of the chapter considers selected conditions and differential diagnostic issues associated with these entities.


Endometrial Carcinoma Myometrial Invasion Endometrial Polyp Uterine Sarcoma Smooth Muscle Tumor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Genomic Medicine The Methodist HospitalWeill Medical College of Cornell UniversityHoustonUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

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