perimetrium


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perimetrium

[‚per·ə′mē·trē·əm]
(anatomy)
The serous covering of the uterus.
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According to this classification, type 0 to type 8, the last one representing fibroids, which cannot otherwise be classified, have been proposed, whereas for a subset of fibroids, two numbers may be applicable, the first one referring to the relationship with the endometrium and the second one with the perimetrium. This possibility can indirectly imply the size of a myoma, which, for instance, extends throughout the uterine wall protruding into the uterine cavity and concurrently distorts the outline of the uterus (type 2-5).
The wall of uterine horns is represented by three membranes: the mucous membrane (endometrium), muscle (myometrium) and serous (perimetrium).
In group A, the transverse section of the uterine horn showed a stellate shaped lumen encircled by endometrium, myometrium and perimetrium. The endometrium was lined by simple columnar epithelium.
The uterine wall of control group showed three layers (endometrium, myometrium and perimetrium).
During operation, the perimetrium was seen with inflammatory changes in the field of external pole of the tumor, and it was covered with a thin fibrin film, and it was soldered with lower pole of the greater omentum.