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Does endometriosis influence the age of menopause?

Does endometriosis influence the age of menopause? Minerva Ginecol. 2017 Sep 05;: Authors: Ottolina J, Bartiromo L, Viganò P, Makieva S, Schimberni M, Candiani M Abstract Endometriosis is an inflammatory disease affecting 7-10% of women throughout their reproductive life. Few data are available regarding the age at menopause of women affected by this disease. Most of the available evidence, although scanty, would indicate that both ovarian surgery for endometriomas and endometriosis "per se" appear to influence age at menopause. Other factors might interfere with the age at menopause of women affected by endometriosis. The purpose of this review is to examine the age at menopause in women with a history of endometriosis and to identify factors that might affect the timing of menopause. PMID: 28891281 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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