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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29642800/the-usefulness-of-cd34-pcna-immunoreactivity-and-histopathological-findings-for-prediction-of-pain-persistence-after-the-removal-of-endometrioma
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Akin Usta, Gulay Turan, Eren Altun, Meryem Hocaoglu, Cagla Bahar Bulbul, Ertan Adali
Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent inflammatory disease that causes infertility and chronic pelvic pain. Ovarian endometrioma is the most common form of endometriosis, and conservative surgery is the main preferred therapeutic approach for endometrioma-associated symptoms. The aim of this study was to investigate the persistence of cyclic and noncyclic pelvic pain (NCPP) after endometrioma excision and their relationship to clinical and histopathological findings. In this prospective observational study, 41 symptomatic patients were evaluated for the presence of pain symptoms 3 to 6 months after endometrioma excision...
January 1, 2018: Reproductive Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29609193/female-sexual-function-in-women-with-suspected-deep-infiltrating-endometriosis
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Ryane Vieira Lima, Ana Maria Gomes Pereira, Fernando Bray Beraldo, Cláudia Gazzo, João Alfredo Martins, Reginaldo Guedes Coelho Lopes
OBJECTIVE:  To evaluate the quality of the sexual function of women with suspected deep infiltrating endometriosis. METHODS:  A cross-sectional, observational and prospective study was conducted between May 2015 and August 2016, in which 67 patients with deep infiltrating endometriosis, suspected or diagnosed, were assessed for epidemiological and clinical characteristics, such as pain level through a visual analog scale (VAS), features of deep infiltrating endometriosis lesions and score on the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) before the onset of treatment...
March 2018: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29605402/the-prevalence-of-migraines-in-adolescents-with-endometriosis
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Jerri A Miller, Stacey A Missmer, Allison F Vitonis, Vishnudas Sarda, Marc R Laufer, Amy D DiVasta
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence and experience of migraines in adolescents with surgically confirmed endometriosis compared with those without endometriosis. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study conducted within The Women's Health Study: From Adolescence to Adulthood-an ongoing longitudinal cohort. SETTING: Boston Center for Endometriosis. PATIENT(S): Adolescent females enrolled November 2012 through November 2016. The case group included adolescents surgically diagnosed with endometriosis...
March 28, 2018: Fertility and Sterility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29556168/a-case-report-of-premenarchial-transverse-vaginal-septum-at-the-university-college-hospital-ibadan
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O Oloyede, G O Obajimi
Premenarchial Transverse vaginal septum is a benign condition. The septum may be found in the upper, middle or lower vagina. A case report of a premenarchial girl with transverse vaginal septum managed at the university college hospital, Ibadan, in January 2009. Diagnosis was made following a history of primary amenorrhea, cyclical low abdominal pain and pelvic examination which revealed a vaginal septum. She had surgical resection of the vaginal septum and a vaginal stent was left in-situ to keep the vagina patent during the healing process...
December 2017: Annals of Ibadan Postgraduate Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29545986/skin-endometriosis-at-the-caesarean-section-scar-a-case-report-and-review-of-the-literature
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Fatimah Alnafisah, Shaimaa K Dawa, Sherif Alalfy
Cutaneous endometriosis is one of the rare gynecological conditions. Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the endometrial cavity. It commonly occurs in pelvic sites, such as the ovaries, cul-de-sac, bowel, or pelvic peritoneum. Endometriosis at the incisional scar is difficult to diagnose because of nonspecific symptoms. Usually, patients complain of pain at the site of the incision during menstruation. The main causes in most of the reported cases are obstetrical and gynecological surgeries...
January 13, 2018: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29530553/-extragenital-endometriosis-parietal-thoracic-diaphragmatic-and-nervous-lesions-cngof-has-endometriosis-guidelines
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B Merlot, S Ploteau, A Abergel, C Rubob, C Hocke, M Canis, X Fritel, H Roman, P Collinet
According to some studies, extragenital endometriosis represents 5% of the localisations. Its prevalence seems to be underestimated. The extra pelvic localisation can make the diagnosis more difficult. Nevertheless, the recurrent and catamenial symptomatology can evoke this pathology. Surgery seems to be the unique efficient treatment for parietal lesions. Pain linked to nervous lesions (peripheric and sacral roots) seems to be underestimated and difficult to diagnose because of various localisations. Neurolysis seems to have encouraging results...
March 9, 2018: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29514767/-diagnostic-strategies-for-endometriosis-cngof-has-endometriosis-guidelines
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N Bourdel, P Chauvet, M Canis
In this chapter we have examined the possibilities of screening endometriosis, both in the general population as well as in the target population. We then proposed decision trees, for primary and secondary care. Currently, there is not enough data in the literature to develop or organize a screening test for endometriosis. Screening for endometriosis is not recommended in the general population (level A). There is also no evidence to support systematic screening in a population with genetic risk factors (endometriosis in a relative), or with other clinical risk factors (increased menstrual volume, short cycles, early menarche) (level A)...
March 4, 2018: Gynecologie, Obstetrique, Fertilite & Senologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29505424/histopathologic-features-of-postablation-tubal-sterilization-syndrome
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Kelly J Butnor, Jamen R Bartlett
Postablation tubal sterilization syndrome (PATSS) is an uncommon complication of endometrial ablation in patients with antecedent tubal ligation characterized by cyclic pelvic pain. Recurrent tubal distention resulting from retrograde menstruation into occluded proximal fallopian tube segments by residual/regenerated cornual endometrial tissue is postulated to be the cause. Reports of PATSS have largely focused on the clinicoradiologic and operative findings. Detailed descriptions of the gross pathologic findings of PATSS are sparse and rarer still are examples in which the histologic manifestations are discussed...
March 2, 2018: American Journal of Surgical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390906/comparison-of-the-symptoms-and-localisation-of-endometriosis-involvement-according-to-fertility-status-of-endometriosis-patients
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Fatemeh Aliani, Mahnaz Ashrafi, Arezoo Arabipoor, Ensieh Shahrokh-Tehraninejad, Shahideh Jahanian Sadatmahalleh, Mohammad Reza Akhond
This cross-sectional study aimed to assess the prevalence of endometriosis in women who were referred for Diagnostic Laparoscopy Unit due to infertility or pelvic pain between January 2012 and January 2013 and compare the symptoms and laparoscopic signs among the three groups according to the fertility status. Four hundred and thirteen women were evaluated; of these, 383 patients for infertility and 30 patients for pelvic pain and/or cyst. Endometriosis symptoms were compared between fertile and infertile women with primary and secondary infertility...
February 1, 2018: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29390219/-combined-treatment-of-endometriosis-radical-yet-gentle
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Ibrahim Alkatout, Thilo Wedel, Nicolai Maass
Endometriosis is the second most common benign female genital disease after uterine myoma. This review discusses the management of individual patients. This should take into account the severity of the disease and whether the patient desires to have children. Particular emphasis is laid on the anatomical intersections which, when injured, can lead to persistent damage of the anterior, middle or posterior compartment and are not infrequently the cause of urological and urogynaecological follow-up measures. Typical symptoms of endometriosis include chronic pelvic pain, subfertility, dysmenorrhoea, deep dyspareunia, cyclical bowel or bladder symptoms (e...
February 2018: Aktuelle Urologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29285999/the-clinical-characteristics-and-surgical-approach-of-abdominal-wall-endometriosis-a-case-series-of-14-women
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Faik Tatli, Orhan Gozeneli, Hacer Uyanikoglu, Ali Uzunkoy, Huseyin Cahit Yalcın, Abdullah Ozgonul, Osman Bardakci, Adnan Incebiyik, Muhammet Emin Guldur
Abdominal wall endometriosis (AWE) is a rare form of endometriosis that usually develops in the scar after cesarean section (CS). Recently, the occurrence of AWE has been increasing together with the increase of CS incidence. AWE can be clinically misdiagnosed as hernia, lipoma, or hematoma. Here we retrospectively analyzed the clinical aspects of AWE and surgical approach in 14 patients from a tertiary hospital, who were treated by surgery, between 2012 and 2017. The mean age was 32.71 ± 8.61 years (range: 19-45)...
December 29, 2017: Bosnian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29276652/endometriosis-epidemiology-diagnosis-and-clinical-management
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Parveen Parasar, Pinar Ozcan, Kathryn L Terry
Purpose of review: Endometriosis is a disease of adolescents and reproductive-aged women characterized by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity and commonly associated with chronic pelvic pain and infertility. Here we review the epidemiology of endometriosis as well as potential biomarkers for detection and with the goal of highlighting risk factors that could be used in combination with biomarkers to identify and treat women with endometriosis earlier.. Recent findings: Early age at menarche, shorter menstrual length, and taller height are associated with a higher risk of endometriosis while parity, higher body mass index (BMI) and smoking are associated with decreased risk...
March 2017: Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29247637/spectrum-of-symptoms-in-women-diagnosed-with-endometriosis-during-adolescence-vs-adulthood
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Amy D DiVasta, Allison F Vitonis, Marc R Laufer, Stacey A Missmer
BACKGROUND: Endometriosis symptoms often start at a young age, and the time between symptom onset and endometriosis diagnosis can be several years. It is not clear whether the symptoms that are experienced by adolescents differ from adults. Better understanding may shorten the often lengthy delay in diagnosis. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the study was to further elucidate the symptom presentation of adolescents as compared with adults to determine whether differences existed, based on age at surgical diagnosis that could impact time to diagnosis...
March 2018: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29185111/factors-influencing-spinal-sagittal-balance-bone-mineral-density-and-oswestry-disability-index-outcome-measures-in-patients-with-rheumatoid-arthritis
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Kazutaka Masamoto, Bungo Otsuki, Shunsuke Fujibayashi, Koichiro Shima, Hiromu Ito, Moritoshi Furu, Motomu Hashimoto, Masao Tanaka, Stephen Lyman, Hiroyuki Yoshitomi, Shimei Tanida, Tsuneyo Mimori, Shuichi Matsuda
PURPOSE: To identify the factors influencing spinal sagittal alignment, bone mineral density (BMD), and Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) outcome measures in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). METHODS: We enrolled 272 RA patients to identify the factors influencing sagittal vertical axis (SVA). Out of this, 220 had evaluation of bone mineral density (BMD) and vertebral deformity (VD) on the sagittal plane; 183 completed the ODI questionnaire. We collected data regarding RA-associated clinical parameters and standing lateral X-ray images via an ODI questionnaire from April to December 2012 at a single center...
February 2018: European Spine Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29126882/the-role-of-magnetic-resonance-imaging-diffusion-tensor-imaging-in-predicting-pain-related-to-endometriosis-a-preliminary-study
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Maria Grazia Porpora, Valeria Vinci, Corrado De Vito, Giuseppe Migliara, Emanuela Anastasi, Adele Ticino, Serena Resta, Carlo Catalano, Pierluigi Benedetti Panici, Lucia Manganaro
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the sacral nerve root features by the means of magnetic resonance imaging-diffusion tensor imaging (MRI-DTI) tractography in women with endometriosis and/or adenomyosis, and to analyze the correlations among DTI abnormalities, pain symptoms, and endometriotic lesions found at surgery. DESIGN: A cross-sectional, observational study (Canadian Task Force classification II-2). SETTING: University hospital. PATIENTS: Women (n = 76) with clinical suspicion of endometriosis...
November 8, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29043711/the-many-guises-of-endometriosis-giant-abdominal-wall-endometriosis-masquerading-as-an-incisional-hernia
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Chiara Petrosellini, Sala Abdalla, Tayo Oke
Endometriosis is defined by the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Although it is a leading cause of chronic pelvic pain and infertility, its clinical presentation can vary, resulting in diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Extrapelvic endometriosis is particularly difficult to diagnose owing to its ability to mimic other conditions. Endometrial tissue in a surgical scar is uncommon and often misdiagnosed as a granuloma, abscess, or malignancy. Cyclical hemorrhagic ascites due to peritoneal endometriosis is exceptionally rare...
January 2018: International Journal of Fertility & Sterility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29031678/ileum-endometriosis-a-cause-of-bowel-obstruction
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Rodrigo Nobrega Barbosa, Marina Paula Andres, Rosanne Marie Kho, Mauricio Simões Abrão
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 12, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29017382/which-factors-are-associated-with-the-recurrence-of-endometrioma-after-cystectomy
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Mehmet Küçükbaş, Meryem Kurek Eken, Gülşah İlhan, Taylan Şenol, Dilşad Herkiloğlu, Bilge Kapudere
Endometrioma is the most common form of endometriosis and is a sign of wide-spread disease in symptomatic patients. Medical treatment options can be successful in endometrioma smaller than 1 cm, but ineffective for growing and symptomatic endometriomas. Conservative surgical interventions that preserve fertility, such as laparoscopic removal or destruction of endometriotic tissue or aspiration of cystic content are typically used to treat the condition. One of the most frustrating aspects of endometrioma treatment is disease recurrence...
October 10, 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology: the Journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992841/-umbilical-endometriosis-and-tumours-in-umbilicus
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Jacob Juel, Sine Holst-Albrechtsen, Daiva Erantaite
Umbilical endometriosis is rare, representing only 0.5-1% of all cases of extragenital endometriosis. In infertile women, endometriosis may be as prevalent as 50%. Numerous differential diagnoses are present, hence the clinical diagnosis of umbilical tumours is intricate. In a 33-year-old woman, an umbilical tumour presented 12 months prior to referral. On referral, no cyclic bleeding was noticed, although intermittent bleeding and soreness of the element were present. Dysmenorrhoea, dyspareunia, intermittent pelvic pain, and three years of infertility were noted...
October 9, 2017: Ugeskrift for Laeger
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28703103/shining-light-in-a-dark-landscape-mri-evaluation-of-unusual-localization-of-endometriosis
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Benedetta Gui, Anna Lia Valentini, Valeria Ninivaggi, Maura Miccò, Viola Zecchi, Pier Paolo Grimaldi, Francesco Cambi, Maurizio Guido, Lorenzo Bonomo
Endometriosis is a disease distinguished by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity with intralesional recurrent bleeding and resulting fibrosis. The most common locations for endometriosis are the ovaries, pelvic peritoneum, uterosacral ligaments, and torus uterinus. Typical symptoms are secondary dysmenorrhea and cyclic or chronic pelvic pain. Unusual sites of endometriosis may be associated with specific symptoms depending on the localization. Atypical pelvic endometriosis localizations can occur in the cervix, vagina, round ligaments, ureter, and nerves...
July 2017: Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology: Official Journal of the Turkish Society of Radiology
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