This 51 y/o female was referred for hysterosonography for evaluation of vaginal bleeding and thickened endometrial stripe on a pelvic ultrasound exam. Selected images from the hysterosonogram shown above demonstrate an endometrial polyp. It was resected at hysteroscopy.

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