Endometriosis, site unspecified


MSH: A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.,CSP: condition in which tissue more or less perfectly resembling the uterine mucous membrane (the endometrium) and containing typical endometrial granular and stromal elements occurs aberrantly in various locations in the pelvic cavity.,NCI: A benign condition in which tissue that looks like endometrial tissue grows in abnormal places in the abdomen.,MEDLINEPLUS: <p>Endometriosis is a problem affecting a woman's uterus - the place where a baby grows when she's pregnant. Endometriosis is when the kind of tissue that normally lines the uterus grows somewhere else. It can grow on the ovaries, behind the uterus or on the bowels or bladder. Rarely, it grows in other parts of the body.</p><p> This &quot;misplaced&quot; tissue can cause pain, <a href='http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/femaleinfertility.html'>inferti

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