placentoma --> deciduoma

An intrauterine mass of decidual tissue, probably the result of hyperplasia of decidual cells retained in the uterus.

Synonym: placentoma.

Loeb's deciduoma, mass of decidual tissue produced in the uterus, in the absence of a fertilised ovum, by means of mechanical or hormonal stimulation.

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