Published: 2019-06-29

Footprint lesion: a mirror image of an endometrial polyp

Nitin H. Shah, Aditi V. Joshi, Sunita Mourya


Endometrial polyps may present with a variety of symptomatology. They are mostly benign and commonly encountered in the reproductive age group. Hysteroscopy is an emerging tool for diagnostic as well as a therapeutic purposes. We report a case of endometrial polyp diagnosed on hysteroscopy, with a “footprint”, that is contact lesion visible. This is a relatively rare phenomenon, and there is sparse information and literature regarding this entity. Hence the true nature of its effects is yet unknown.


Endometrial polyp, Footprint lesion, Hysteroscopy

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