Absence of corkscrew glands is seen in?
A. Halban’s disease
B. Polycystic ovarian disease
C. Irregular ripening
D. Metropathia haemorrhagica
Correct answer : D. Metropathia haemorrhagica
Secretory endometrium - histologyEndometrial histology – secretory phase
The characteristic feature of endometrium in metropathia haemorrhagica is cystic glandular hyperplasia.
Another important feature is absence of secretory endometrium with absence of corkscrew glands.
Endometrium is usually thick and polypoidal.
Thin polypi project into the uterine cavity.
Ref: Shaw’s Textbook of Gynaecology, 15th edition, p303, 307.
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