Update on the diagnosis and treatment of bladder endometriosis

  title={Update on the diagnosis and treatment of bladder endometriosis},
  author={H{\'e}ctor Pastor-Navarro and Jos{\'e} M Gim{\'e}nez-Bachs and Mar{\'i}a Jos{\'e} Donate-Moreno and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Pastor-Guzm{\'a}n and Rafael Ru{\'i}z-Mond{\'e}jar and Manuel Ati{\'e}nzar-Tobarra and Antonio S Salinas and Julio A. Virserda-Rodriguez},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
Bladder endometriosis is rare, although the bladder is the urinary tract structure most often affected by this condition. The common clinical manifestations of bladder endometriosis include menouria and urethral and pelvic pain syndrome occurring cyclically. Imaging methods are not conclusive for the definitive diagnosis. Cystoscopy is the most useful diagnostic test with confirmation by histologic study. Treatment must be individualized according to the patient’s age, desire for future… CONTINUE READING