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Genomewide linkage study in 1,176 affected sister pair families identifies a significant susceptibility locus for endometriosis on chromosome 10q26.

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Endometriosis is a common gynecological disease that affects up to 10% of women in their reproductive years. It causes pelvic pain, severe dysmenorrhea, and subfertility. The disease is defined as the presence of tissue resembling endometrium in sites outside the uterus. Its cause remains uncertain despite >50 years of hypothesis-driven research, and thus the therapeutic options are limited. Disease predisposition is inherited as a complex genetic trait, which provides an alternative route...

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10.1086/432960

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Journal:
American journal of human genetics
Volume:
77
Issue:
3
Pages:
365-376
Publication date:
2005-09-05
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EISSN:
1537-6605
ISSN:
0002-9297
URN:
uuid:80971e7e-3129-480f-b1a5-231e0517aebd
Source identifiers:
119534
Local pid:
pubs:119534

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