Dysmenorrhea, absenteeism from school, and symptoms suspicious for endometriosis in adolescents.

@article{Zannoni2014DysmenorrheaAF,
  title={Dysmenorrhea, absenteeism from school, and symptoms suspicious for endometriosis in adolescents.},
  author={L Zannoni and Melinda Giorgi and Emanuela Spagnolo and Giulia Montanari and Gioia Villa and Renato Seracchioli},
  journal={Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={258-65}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To quantify in adolescents the prevalence of dysmenorrhea and other symptoms found to be suggestive of future diagnosis of endometriosis, in particular their impact on monthly absenteeism from school/work, activity impairment, and sexual life and to quantify the awareness of endometriosis in adolescents. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Academic institution. PATIENTS Adolescents (n = 250) aged 14-20 years referring to 3 family Counseling services. INTERVENTIONS… CONTINUE READING