Pathophysiology of Endometriosis 1) presence of benign endometrial tissue outside of uterine cavity 2) most commonly found in posterior cul-de-sac (pouch of Douglas) 3) also found on ovaries, rectosigmoid, bladder, uterosacral ligaments and very occasionally at distant sites such as lungs, bones, umbilicus 4) pathogenesis is uncertain Signs and Symptoms 1) pelvic pain 2) dysmenorrhea (esp. before onset of menstrual flow) 3) dyspareunia The post Endometriosis appeared first on InsideSurgery Medical Information Blog.
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