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Endometriosis and cancer-driver mutationsA genomic analysis of endometriotic lesions shows that a disease associated with almost no risk of malignant transformation may harbor mutations associated with cancer. The findings, published in NEJM, provide a rationale for characterizing all endometriosis subtypes, say the authors.
Surgery risky for women with ureteral endometriosis symptomsDyspareunia, urinary functional symptoms, and dysmenorrhea were found in 47% of the women in the study.
Dienogest for adolescents with endometriosis?One study found advantages and drawbacks.
March: Endometriosis awareness monthIf you're observing it in your practice, you'll want to know about these resources.
Infants also at risk from mothers' endometriosisA large study reaffirms that mothers with endometriosis and their babies face more complications than those without the condition.
Endometriosis shows key features on CTCT imaging may help to distinguish abdominal wall endometriosis (AWE) from other abdominal wall masses.
Endometriosis may be tied to pregnancy complicationsResearchers in Japan have found that endometriosis ups risks of certain complications.
Screening for endometriosis risk in adolescentsA questionnaire looks for presence of symptoms that tend to begin in adolescence.
Endometriosis, ART, and pregnancy complications: Is there a connection?Women with endometriosis who have become pregnant through use of assisted reproductive technology may face increased rates of pregnancy complications.
Is the prevalence of endometriosis on the rise?Researchers gathered survey data to find out.