Definitions

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  • n. An ovarian cyst caused by endometriosis.
  • n. Any tumor containing endometrial tissue.

Etymologies

endometrium +‎ -oma (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Dr. Coslett removed all of the endometriosis and an endometrioma.

  • Johnson and Reilly suggest an immediate change to current clinical practice: "If the use of an OCP is considered to reduce the risk of recurrence of an endometrioma after laparoscopic cystectomy, treatment should be given for at least two years".

    Science Blog

  • They say, "this study is perhaps the only randomized controlled trial that has evaluated the effectiveness of the use of long-term postoperative OCP treatment to prevent endometrioma recurrence."

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Study evaluates OCP treatment to prevent endometrioma recurrence QRxPharma initiates Phase 1 trial for evaluating PK profiles of morphine, oxycodone CR formulations YM BioSciences receives approval to expand enrolment in Phase I/II clinical trial of CYT387

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Study evaluates OCP treatment to prevent endometrioma recurrence

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • Study evaluates OCP treatment to prevent endometrioma recurrence >

    THE MEDICAL NEWS

  • After recovering from a bout of serious illness in November-December (she was operated for endometrioma), the actress has fallen ill again.

    The Times of India

  • Minimal endometriosis in the cul-de-sac is generally much more painful than a huge endometrioma within the ovary that is expanding freely into the abdominal cavity.

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  • An ovarian endometrioma may reach dimensions as large as

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  • An endometrioma, endometrioid cyst, endometrial cyst, or chocolate cyst is caused by endometriosis, and formed when a tiny patch of endometrial tissue (the mucous membrane that makes up the inner layer of the uterine wall) bleeds, sloughs off, becomes transplanted, and grows and enlarges inside the ovaries.

    Find Me A Cure

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