Eight-year search of our database disclosed ten patients with a malignancy arising from an endometrial polyp. The patients were between 51 to 79-years-old and presented primarily with post-menopausal bleeding. Seven patients had serous carcinoma, two were diagnosed with endometrioid endometrial adenocarcinoma and one had clear cell carcinoma. All of the patients were either obese, or had a history of obesity. The only patient with BMI of 19, had BMI of 32 three years prior
Neda Zarrin-Khameh, MD, MPH is a Professor of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. She is Director of the Baylor Cytopathology Fellowship and Medical Director of Ben Taub Anatomic Pathology. She received her MD from Tehran University of Medical Sciences in Tehran/Iran and received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Texas at Houston. She completed her Pathology Residency at Baylor College of Medicine. She received the inaugural “Resident Good Citizen Award”, based upon her helpfulness to her resident colleagues. She completed a Cytopathology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and a Surgical Pathology Fellowship at Houston Methodist Hospital. Since becoming faculty at Ben Taub Hospital, she has received “Faculty Award for Outstanding Resident Teaching Anatomic Pathology” three times. She also received Norton Rose Fulbright Award, Star Award for Excellence in Patient Care and Women of Excellence award. Although she enjoys all areas of pathology, she has particular interest in GI, Gyn, soft tissue and cytology. She is passionate about teaching. She has published multiple papers and is involved in multiple transitional research projects, some collaborative with other clinicians. She is the co-chair of cytopathology committee for American Society of Clinical Pathology.