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Endometrial hyperplasia is commonly associated with:

  • anovulatory menstrual cycles: - immediately after the menarche - in the latter years preceding the menopause
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • polycystic sclerotic ovaries
  • obesity - peripheral conversion of androstenedione to oestrone; especially in postmenopausal women
  • oestrogen producing tumours e.g. granulosa-theca ovarian tumours - but these are rare

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