Recurrence of endometriosis; risk factors, mechanisms and biomarkers; review of the literature.

@article{Seluk2013RecurrenceOE,
  title={Recurrence of endometriosis; risk factors, mechanisms and biomarkers; review of the literature.},
  author={İlker Selçuk and G{\"u}rkan Bozdağ},
  journal={Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={98-103}
}
Endometriosis has a wide clinical spectrum and induces a chronic inflammatory process. The incidence of endometriosis in women with dysmenorrhoea is up to 40-60%, whereas in women with subfertility is up to 20-30%. Recurrence of endometriosis varies greatly among different studies. The overall recurrence rates range between 6 to 67% according to the criteria that are taken into consideration. Which of the various reasons is more predictive for recurrence is still unclear and controversial. The… CONTINUE READING

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