Dysmenorrhea as a reason to initiate estroprogestins is significantly more common in women with endometriosis than in women without the disease. This might explain the previously reported mild association between endometriosis and past use of oral contraceptives.

Endometriosis and estroprogestins: the chicken or the egg causality dilemma / E. Somigliana, P. Vercellini, P. Viganò, A. Abbiati, L. Benaglia, L. Fedele. - In: FERTILITY AND STERILITY. - ISSN 0015-0282. - 95:1(2011), pp. 431-433. [10.1016/j.fertnstert.2010.08.057]

Endometriosis and estroprogestins: the chicken or the egg causality dilemma

E. Somigliana
Primo
;
P. Vercellini
Secondo
;
A. Abbiati;L. Benaglia
Penultimo
;
L. Fedele
Ultimo
2011

Abstract

Dysmenorrhea as a reason to initiate estroprogestins is significantly more common in women with endometriosis than in women without the disease. This might explain the previously reported mild association between endometriosis and past use of oral contraceptives.
dysmenorrhea; Endometriosis; estroprogestin; oral contraceptive
Settore MED/40 - Ginecologia e Ostetricia
2-ott-2010
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