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theory of endometriosis: retrograde menstruation-->direct implantation of endometrial cells

Sampson theory

2

theory of endometriosis: vascular or lymphatic dissemination

halban theory

3

theory of endometriosis: multipotential cells in peritoneal cavity-->coelomic metaplasia

meyer theory

4

risk factors for endometriosis (3)

1. menarche before age 11
2. shorter cycle interval
3. prolonged heavy bleeding

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when to suspect endometriosis

present with dysmenorrhea that does not respond to OCP or NSAIDS

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how to dx endometriosis

trial of GnRH agonist (leuprolide)

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incomplete resorption of uterine septum

septate uterus

8

incomplete fusion of mullerian duct

bicornuate uterus

9

complete failure of fusion of mullerian duct

uterine didelphys