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Evaluation and treatment of endometriosis.

@article{Schrager2013EvaluationAT,
  title={Evaluation and treatment of endometriosis.},
  author={Sarina B. Schrager and Julianne Falleroni and Jennifer Y. C. Edgoose},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2013},
  volume={87 2},
  pages={
          107-13
        }
}
Endometriosis, which affects up to 10 percent of reproductive-aged women, is the presence of endometrial tissue outside of the uterine cavity. It is more common in women with pelvic pain or infertility (25 to 40 percent and 70 to 90 percent, respectively). Some women with endometriosis are asymptomatic, whereas others present with symptoms such as debilitating pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and decreased fertility. Diagnosis of endometriosis in primary care is predominantly clinical… 

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