Endometriosis, early diagnosis and the importance of face to face consultation and examinations. Spread the word ! Courtesy- endometriosis foundation of America
- Specific interviews and appropriate physical examinations will increase the accuracy of endometriosis diagnosis among women with chronic pelvic pain.
- Among women with chronic pelvic pain and endometriosis-suggestive symptoms, endometriosis diagnosis is possible only in one-third.
- Pain that intensifies during menstruation is highly predictive of the diagnosis.
- Laparoscopy and histopathologic confirmation of the disease still remains the primary diagnostic and therapeutic method.