The Long-Term Footprint of Endometriosis: Population-Based Cohort Analysis Reveals Increased Pain Symptoms and Decreased Pain Tolerance at Age 46 Years.

@article{Vuontisjrvi2018TheLF,
  title={The Long-Term Footprint of Endometriosis: Population-Based Cohort Analysis Reveals Increased Pain Symptoms and Decreased Pain Tolerance at Age 46 Years.},
  author={Saara Vuontisj{\"a}rvi and Henna-Riikka Rossi and Sauli Herrala and Laure C Morin-Papunen and Juha S Tapanainen and Salla Karjula and Jaro I. Karppinen and Juha P. Auvinen and Terhi T. Piltonen},
  journal={The journal of pain : official journal of the American Pain Society},
  year={2018},
  volume={19 7},
  pages={
          754-763
        }
}
Previous studies have shown increased pain sensitivity in fertile-aged women with endometriosis in response to mechanical stimuli. As yet, population-based studies on the association of endometriosis with pain sensation and pain symptoms in late fertile age are lacking. The main objective of this population-based cohort study was to investigate whether a… CONTINUE READING