Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that lines inside of the uterus
actually tends to grow outside the uterus. The endometriosis tissue can
technically grow on the birthing tubes, ovaries and other regions of the female
Retrograde menstruation is a possible cause of endometriosis. During “Retrograde Menstruation”, the menstrual blood containing the cells of the endometrial, flow out through the Fallopian tubes into the pelvic cavity.
With repeated back-flow, these cells tend to stick to the walls and continue to thicken,shed and bleed.
Most patients develop endometriosis several years after their menstrual cycle begins. Endometriosis usually disappears during pregnancy or menopause.
When a woman has endometriosis,
the tissue starts to thicken, break
down and bleed just as a normal
endometrium would inside the uterus
with each menstrual period.
The biggest issue with endometriosis is the reoccurrence with treatment.
Laparoscopic removal may be helpful with selective patients where there is
severe pain. A thorough removal of the endometriosis tissue can help in
easing symptoms and sometimes can also help overcome fertility based