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What are the pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of endometriosis?

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Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No biopsy

A great number of women are treated "empirically" based on symptoms of painful menses or dyspareunia.
We would never treat breast or prostate cancer without a tissue sample. Laparoscopic examination with sampling and removal of suspicious lesions is a much better approach.

In brief: No biopsy

A great number of women are treated "empirically" based on symptoms of painful menses or dyspareunia.
We would never treat breast or prostate cancer without a tissue sample. Laparoscopic examination with sampling and removal of suspicious lesions is a much better approach.
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
Dr. Luis Gonzalez
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Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Endo

Not all gynecologists have the same laparoscopic skills to resect endometriosis which is the mainstay of the treatment.
Not everybody evaluates the patients looking for other coexisting painful conditions.

In brief: Endo

Not all gynecologists have the same laparoscopic skills to resect endometriosis which is the mainstay of the treatment.
Not everybody evaluates the patients looking for other coexisting painful conditions.
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
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