With endometriosis, as shown here, which of the following is ectopically located?
Reproduced, with permission, from Carr BR, Beshay VE: Endometriosis. In Hoffman BL, Schorge JO, Schaffer JI, et al (eds): Williams Gynecology, 2nd ed. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2012, Figure 10-10.
c. Endometrial glands and stroma
d. Endocervical glands and stroma
The prevalence of endometriosis is higher in women with which of the following characteristic?
c. Affected family member
Which of the following theories is the most widely accepted as the cause of endometriosis?
d. Retrograde menstruation
Persistence of endometriosis is directly dependent on which of the following hormones?
An enzyme important in creating a unique hormonal environment within endometriotic implants includes which of the following?
c. 17β-Hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1
Which of the following conditions is a risk factor for developing endometriosis?
b. Transverse vaginal septum
c. Prior chemotherapy exposure
d. Autoimmune connective tissue disorders
Which of the following environmental toxins has been implicated in the ...