Anatomy, Histology, and Normal Imaging of the EndometriumOpen image in new window

  • Jean Noel Buy
  • Michel Ghossain


The endometrial arteries originate from the arcuate arteries of the myometrium and are drained by corresponding veins (Fig. 21.1). Their pattern changes during the menstrual cycle [1].


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    Mutter GL, Ferenczy A (2002) Anatomy and histology of the uterine ­corpus. In: Kurman RJ (ed) Blaustein’s pathology of the female genital tract. Springer, New-York, pp 383–418Google Scholar
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    Smith-Bindman R et al (1998) Endovaginal ultrasound to exclude ­endometrial cancer and other endometrial abnormalities. JAMA 280(17):1510–1517PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Noel Buy
    • 1
  • Michel Ghossain
    • 2
  1. 1.Service RadiologieHopital Hotel-DieuParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyHotel Dieu de FranceBeirutLebanon

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