Treatment Of Endometriosis

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The lining of the womb or uterus is called endometrium. Endometriosis is an estrogen hormone-dependent condition that is characterized by the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue in places within the body but outside of the uterus. The disease state and symptoms can be modified by pregnancy, breast feeding and menopause. Know More About Endometriosis Treatment: http://www.fortisfertilitycentre.com/endometriosis-treatment-bangalore/ Know More About Infertility Treatment: http://www.fortisfertilitycentre.com/

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What is Endometriosis FortisFertilityCentre.Com

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The lining of the womb or uterus is called endometrium. Endometriosis is an estrogen hormone-dependent condition that is characterized by the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue in places within the body but outside of the uterus. The disease state and symptoms can be modified by pregnancy breast feeding and menopause.

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The pathogenesis of endometriosis remains an enigma in gynaecology and a topic of heated debate. There are 2 distinct entities: i Endometriosis external – outside of the uterus ii Adenomyosis in the muscle of the uterus.

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What are the common sites affected by endometriosis Endometriosis predominantly affects the ovaries by forming cysts and the back of the uterus. It may also be found in the space between the womb and bowel and very occasionally in areas as remote as bladder in caesarean section scars lungs etc.

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How does one diagnose Endometriosis A good clinical history and a thorough clinical examination help point in the direction of the correct diagnosis. To confirm the diagnosis a woman will be advised to undergo a pelvic ultrasound assessment and laparoscopy keyhole camera procedure which is considered the “gold standard” tool. Other sophisticated tests such as MRI intravenous urography IVU barium enema X-ray procedure may be required in some women with severe disease.

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