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atypical endometrial hyperplasia


Definition: a particularly severe form of hyperplasia marked by an increase in the number of glands; these glands have little stroma separating them, yet retain an orderly architecture, a trait that distinguishes them from adenocarcinoma; sometimes referred to as endometrial cancer in situ.

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