2016, Number 620
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ABSTRACTEndometrial cancer is the most common gynecologic malignancy in several countries. The atypical endometrial hyperplasia is the endometrial cancer precursor, with a risk of 54% to develop the malignancy and a risk of 50% of coexistence. The definitive treatment of atypical hyperplasia requires total hysterectomy; however, the finding of this pathology in reproductive age has done necessary the use of conservative techniques, wich have demostrated that they constitutes an alternative to manage this entity in selected cases.
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