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

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   Endometriosis  , Adenocarcinoma of the ovary

Other ovarian pathology shown

Thecoma/Fibroma    Granulosa Cell Tumour  Transitional Cell Tumour of the ovary (discussed)

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.