A patient with severe endometriosis needing IVF

Luk Rombauts, Sameer Jatkar, Sofie Piessens, Peter Wayne George Carne

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A 27-year-old woman was referred for evaluation of 18 months primary infertility in the setting of known severe endometriosis, i rst diagnosed 4 years earlier at er presenting with severe dysmenorrhea and deep dyspareunia. At er initial laparoscopic resection, she was treated with continuous combined contraceptive pill and a repeat laparoscopy was performed for symptom recurrence when she stopped the pill with the intention to conceive. The second laparoscopy diagnosed bilateral tubal occlusion and nodular endometriosis over the bladder, uterosacral ligaments, and sigmoid colon.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCase Studies in Assisted Reproduction: Common and Uncommon Presentations
EditorsNick S Macklon, Human M Fatemi, Robert J Norman, Pasquale Patrizio
Place of PublicationCambridge United Kingdom
PublisherCambridge University Press
Pages43 - 45
Number of pages3
ISBN (Print)9781107664579
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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