- Presence of endometrial tissue and glands outside uterus
- An estrogen-dependent chronic inflammatory disease
- Affects 2–10% of general population, 50% in the infertile population, and 50–60% of women/teenage girls with chronic pelvic pain
- Endometrial tissue found anywhere in pelvic cavity, on ovaries, uterine ligament (due to retrograde menstruation) and distant sites, including bowel and lungs
Not prior to menarche
- Anatomic obstruction of menstrual outflow
- Early menarche
- Short menstrual cycles
- Hereditary disease, with 7× higher prevalence in first-degree relatives
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