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Fertil Steril. 2011 Jun 30;95(8):2772-4. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.01.150. Epub 2011 Feb 19.

Nerve fibers and menstrual cycle in peritoneal endometriosis.

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Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan, People's Republic of China.


There was no difference in the density of nerve fibers across the menstrual cycle in peritoneal endometriotic lesions. These findings may explain why patients with peritoneal endometriosis often have painful symptoms throughout the menstrual cycle.

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