Endometriosis: interaction of immune and endocrine systems.


Endometriosis is a common gynecologic disorder characterized by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Although no single theory can explain all cases of endometriosis, the most commonly accepted theory is Sampson's theory of retrograde menstruation. Retrograde menstruation occurs in 76 to 90% of women. The much lower prevalence of… (More)


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@article{Seli2003EndometriosisIO, title={Endometriosis: interaction of immune and endocrine systems.}, author={Emre Seli and A. Armagan Arici}, journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine}, year={2003}, volume={21 2}, pages={135-44} }