Why is endometrial sampling included in the workup of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB)?

Updated: Dec 07, 2018
  • Author: Millie A Behera, MD; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Patients with chronic anovulation and recurrent bouts of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) are at increased risk for endometrial hyperplasia and malignancy. Failure to perform a proper evaluation of the endometrium in such patients can be disastrous. Endometrial sampling can be accomplished easily in the office, with minimal requirements for sedation.

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