The Pathology Of Endometriosis! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Endometriosis occurs when bits of the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrium) grow on other pelvic organs. A lot of people who suffer from this but do not know and yet are common in women for over thirty years. The trivia quiz below is designed to test how well you understand the pathology of endometriosis as a medical practitioner. How about you check it out and see how much practice you need.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the meaning of endometriosis?
    • A. 

      Occurrence of endometrial tissue at site other than the lining of uterine cavity

    • B. 

      Cyclical shedding of endometrium, no foothold

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Does not matter

  • 2. 
    Postpartum sepsis (puerperal sepsis), ascending gonococcal, and pyometra (obstruction of os by neoplasm) as all associated etiologies of _
  • 3. 
    A woman presents with dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia, and infertility with complications of tubal pregnancy. She is diagnosed with endometriosis. The possible mechanisms of this disease include retrograde movement of blood during menstruation, vascular dissemination through blood or lymphatics, and metaplasia of celomic epithelium. A key gross feature of her disease would be _
  • 4. 
    A woman, upon taking a biopsy of her endometrial tissue, is said to present with a premalignant lesion that is in-situ and with atypia. After providing progesterone therapy, the lesion regressed. Which of the following is the most likely cause of her lesion?
    • A. 

      Increased estrogen levels

    • B. 

      Decreased estrogen levels

    • C. 

      Increased testosterone levels

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    A 60-year-old woman obese woman, with diabetes and hypertension,  presents with postmenopausal bleeding, a biopsy of her tissue is taken and she is diagnosed with cancer of the endometrium. Grossly you see a polyploid fungating mass in the cavity. What is a key histological feature of her disease?
    • A. 

      Back to back glands

    • B. 

      Increased cysts in the glands

    • C. 

      Koilocytes

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 6. 
    A 35-year-old woman presents with masses in the endometrium. Gross the cut surface of the lesion appears as whorled masses. She presents with menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, and acute pain during pregnancy, also known as red degeneration. What are the chances of her lesion progressing to malignancy?
    • A. 

      High

    • B. 

      Low

    • C. 

      Very high, because most likely it will lead to leiomyosarcomas

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and C

  • 7. 
    A 70-year-old woman presents with postmenopausal bleeding. It is known that the tumor is large, bulky, hemorrhage, and necrosis. The tumor is not associated with leiomyosarcoma. What is the prognosis of her tumor?
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Poor

    • C. 

      Unsure

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

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