O&G Surgical Pathology

Topics covered

Post Partum Haemorrhage due to Placenta Accreta

Pathological causes of an enlarged uterus


Red degeneration (ischaemia)

Calcification and Bony metaplasia

Cystic and Myxoid Degeneration

Fibroid Polyp

Malignant change (Leiomyosarcoma)


Benign Endometrial polyp

Adenocarcinoma of the uterus

Affects on staging

Depth of invasion

Invasion of the endocervix

Ovarian cysts

Follicular Cysts , Polycystic Ovary

Luteal cyst (not illustrated)

Other benign Cysts

Simple Cyst

Endometriotic Cyst

Serous Cystadenoma (incl Serous Cystadenofibroma)

Mucinous Cystadenoma

Benign Dermoid Cyst (Benign Cystic Teratoma)

Malignant change (SCC)

Other Teratomas

Struma Ovarii

Struma Carcinoid (not shown)

Other Ovarian Conditions


Adenocarcinoma of the ovary

Other ovarian pathology shown


Granulosa Cell Tumour

Transitional Cell Tumour of the ovary

Other pathology shown

Ectopic pregnancy

Topics not covered but worth reading up

Cervical Pathology , CIN , Carcinoma (SCC & adeno)

Vulval pathology – eg Lichen Sclerosis

Placenta pathology eg when to send to pathology.