It is a disease characterized by the appearance of endometrial-like tissue outside the uterine cavity. This abnormally localized tissue can cause a variety of symptoms. From cycle-dependent pain, bleeding irregularities to unfulfilled desire to have children.
Due to the variety of symptoms, differential diagnosis is challenging.
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In particular, manifestations within the ovary (endometriomas, chocolate cysts) or within the uterine musculature (adenomyosis) present a characteristic ultrasound picture. Therefore, vaginal ultrasonography is an important part of the diagnosis.
In rarer cases, endometriosis lesions may also occur outside the abdomen.