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endometrial effects of hormones

Thursday 26 March 2020

Types of hormones

- estrogenic hormones
- progestins : progestin effects

  • progestin-like effects with no hormonal use

- oral contraceptives
- selective progesterone receptor modulators
- estrogen-progestin therapy / combined estrogen and progestin as replacement therapy for menopausal women
- tamoxifen

  • tamoxifen-related polyp
  • tamoxifen effect with secretory change

Patterns of response

- stromal change

  • decidual pattern

- secretory pattern
- inactive pattern