The prevalence of endometrial immunoglobulin G antibodies in patients with endometriosis.

@article{Odukoya1995ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of endometrial immunoglobulin G antibodies in patients with endometriosis.},
  author={Olusegun Odukoya and N J Wheatcroft and Anthony P. Weetman and Ian Douglas Cooke},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={1214-9}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequency of antibodies in the serum of patients with endometriosis reacting with endometrial, ovarian, thyroid and skeletal muscle antigens. A total of 55 fertile patients with pelvic pain who had endometriosis diagnosed by laparoscopy and confirmed by histology formed the study group, while 43 fertile patients without pelvic pain and undergoing tubal sterilization formed the control group. Eutopic endometrial membrane antigen was prepared from… CONTINUE READING