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Uterus Histology - Late Secretory/Premenstrual

  • uterine endometrium (day 23 - 28)
  • The glands are now wide, tortuous and saccular.
  • Spiral arteries begin contracting
  • Capillary beds they supply in the stroma begin to seeping blood into the endometrium.
  • Then into the uterine cavity at menses.


Menstrual Cycle - Histology (images are listed in sequence and uterine endometrium from dilatation and curettage)

Uterine Endometrium: menstrual | mid-proliferative | late proliferative | secretory | late secretory
Vaginal Smear: early proliferative | mid-proliferative | late proliferative | secretory | late secretory


Links: Menstrual Cycle - Histology | Menstrual Cycle | Papanicolaou stain

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current18:49, 20 April 2010Thumbnail for version as of 18:49, 20 April 2010518 × 350 (93 KB)S8600021 (talk | contribs)Human- late secretory/premenstrual uterine endometrium (day 23 - 28) * The glands are now wide, tortuous and saccular. * Spiral arteries begin contracting * Capillary beds they supply in the stroma begin to seeping blood into the endometrium. * Then into