Endometrial anomalies in women with endometriosis.

@article{SharpeTimms2001EndometrialAI,
  title={Endometrial anomalies in women with endometriosis.},
  author={Kathy L. Sharpe-Timms},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={2001},
  volume={943},
  pages={131-47}
}
Endometriotic lesions are defined by extrauterine growth of endometrial glands and stroma. Retrograde menstruation with subsequent attachment, invasion, and neovascularization are believed to give rise to the endometriotic lesions. As most women exhibit some degree of retrograde menstruation, some other unidentified factor(s) must render certain women susceptible to attachment and growth of ectopic endometrial tissue. A variety of theories have been proposed to account for this susceptibility… CONTINUE READING

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