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REVIEW  MULTIDISCIPLINARY MANAGEMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS 

Minerva Medica 2020 February;111(1):62-7

DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4806.19.06377-8

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lingua: Inglese

How can we manage patients over forty with endometriosis?

Engin ORAL 1 , Umit INCEBOZ 2

1 Private practitioner, Istanbul, Turkey; 2 Private practitioner, Izmir, Turkey



Peri/postmenopausal endometriosis is not as rare as once we thought. Accumulated data revealed that around 1/3-1/4 of women with surgically-diagnosed endometriosis after the age of 40. The uneasiness of the issue of malignant transformation or malignancy in such women created a challenge for us. Here the management strategy for women with endometriosis after the age of 40 is discussed in the light of scientific evidence.


KEY WORDS: Endometriosis; Perimenopause; Menopause; Pain; Infertility

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