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Potential mechanisms of postmenopausal endometriosis

Abstract:

Endometriosis is a chronic gynaecological disorder, the cause of which remains a subject of controversy. Oestrogen dependence is considered central to development and progression, and endometriosis is widely viewed as a disease of the premenopausal years, which normally regresses during the menopause. Increasingly however, reports of cases of postmenopausal endometriosis challenge our current understanding of the pathophysiology and raise further questions concerning the processes involved. E...

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Journal:
Maturitas
Volume:
72
Issue:
3
Pages:
214-219
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1873-4111
ISSN:
0378-5122
URN:
uuid:0a203b28-6d1d-43fa-9cd3-026c4605aee4
Source identifiers:
340361
Local pid:
pubs:340361

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