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Gynecol Endocrinol. 1993 Sep;7(3):207-21.

Different types of extragenital endometriosis: a review.

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Huddinge University Hospital, Sweden.


Endometriotic growth may appear in any structure in the body. As well as affecting the internal genitalia, lesions are not uncommon in the bowel, urinary tract and thorax and reports of a number of cases at rarer sites have been published. This review is based on more than 1000 publications on the subject, that allows an overview of the appearance of the disease in different organs.

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