What is a normal endometrial thickness?
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What is a normal endometrial thickness?


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According to Radiopaedia, endometrial thickness is dependent on the reproductive state of the woman. The average pre-menopausal woman experiences different endometrial thicknesses based on the points during the menstrual cycle. During menstruation, the thickness is 2 to 4 millimeters, while the thickness increases to nearly 16 millimeters during ovulation.

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Post-menopausal endometrial thickness depends on the woman's decision to use hormone therapy. The endometrium of a post-menopausal woman without medical intervention measures approximately 5 millimeters, but a woman on hormone replacement therapy has an endometrial thickness of 8 to 15 millimeters. Radiopaedia explains that a post-menopausal woman on Tamoxifen has an endometrial thickness less than 6 millimeters or greater than 8 millimeters.

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