Prevalence and laparoscopic appearance of spontaneous endometriosis in the baboon (Papio anubis, Papio cynocephalus).

@article{Dhooghe1991PrevalenceAL,
  title={Prevalence and laparoscopic appearance of spontaneous endometriosis in the baboon (Papio anubis, Papio cynocephalus).},
  author={Thomas D'hooghe and Charanjit S. Bambra and Freddy J Cornillie and M A Isahakia and P R Koninckx},
  journal={Biology of reproduction},
  year={1991},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={411-6}
}
The prevalence of spontaneous endometriosis was investigated by laparoscopy in 52 baboons (Papio anubis and Papio cynocephalus) of proven fertility. Clinical endometriosis was diagnosed in 9 (17%) and 4 (8%) baboons with or without a previous hysterotomy, respectively. Endometriosis was confirmed by histology in 75% of these animals. The 37 endometriotic lesions were classified as typical (13%), subtle (57%), or suspicious (30%); and the percentage of histological confirmation was 100%, 61… CONTINUE READING