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acute endometritis

Friday 17 July 2020

Synopsis

- microabscesses
- infiltration
- destruction of glandular epithelium
- NB : neutrophils are common in cycling endometrium

Etiology

- Limited to post delivery or miscarriage,
- presence of moderate to marked myometrial inflammation is not predictive of post cesarean section endometritis (Am J Clin Pathol 2003;120:217)
- due to retained products of conception or instrumentation

See also

- acute inflammation
- endometritis