Endometriosis: Are Stem Cells Involved?Journal: International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences (Vol.1, No. 3)
Publication Date: 2015-07-28
Authors : Milena Kr;
Page : 65-69
Keywords : Endometriosis; Stem Cells; Tissue; Markers; Menstruation;
Endometriosis is a benign, but serious gynecologic condition affecting millions of women. This disease is defined by the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus. Despite decades of intensive research, the mechanisms of endometriosis are poorly understood. In the last decade, strong evidence seems to suggest the involvement of stem cells. Several possible hypotheses are discussed in this review.
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