An ovarian neoplasm is simply a growth on the ovary, according to Military Obstetrics and Gynecology. It can be either benign or malignant, slow-growing or aggressive. More » Health Women's Health Reproductive Anatomy

As of 2015, whether Hurthle cell lesion/neoplasm, or HLN, predicts more malignancy than follicular lesion/neoplasm, or FLN, when diagnosed using thyroid fine-needle aspiration remains a point of controversy, states PubMe... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cancer

Medical treatments for fibroids include androgens, oral contraceptives, progestin-releasing intrauterine devices, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists, according to the UCLA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology... More » Health Women's Health Reproductive Anatomy

A Pap test that does not include endocervical cells indicates the sample was not taken high enough in the cervical canal, the cytologist did not recognize the cells or the test was done six weeks postpartum, according to... More »

A randomized controlled trial published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology reported that taking garlic orally did not affect vaginal yeast. The lead author of the study, Dr. Cathy J. Watson, to... More » Health Women's Health Reproductive Anatomy

Thickening of the uterine wall during perimenopause is caused by excess estrogen and a lack of progesterone, states the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecologists. When the uterine lining is not shed or shed inter... More »

A pancreatic neoplasm, another word for tumor, is an abnormal growth of pancreas cells that may or may not be cancer, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. The pancreas is made up of two types of glands: the exocrine and ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases