Advanced stage endometriosis in adolescents and young women.

@article{Smorgick2014AdvancedSE,
  title={Advanced stage endometriosis in adolescents and young women.},
  author={Noam Smorgick and Sawsan As-Sanie and Courtney A Marsh and Yolanda R. Smith and Elisabeth H Quint},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={320-3}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the prevalence and characteristics of advanced stage endometriosis in adolescents and young women treated in a tertiary referral center. DESIGN Retrospective cohort. SETTING Tertiary referral center. PATIENTS AND INTERVENTIONS 86 adolescents and young women (≤22 y) who underwent surgery for endometriosis. The operative reports were reviewed for endometriosis stage, surgical findings, surgical procedures, and pathology. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Endometriosis… CONTINUE READING