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Descriptor in English: Endometriosis
Descriptor in Spanish: Endometriosis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Endometriose
Descriptor in French: Endométriose
Entry term(s): Endometrioma
Endometriomas
Endometrioses
Tree number(s): C13.351.500.163
Scope note: A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.
Annotation: non-neoplastic & nothing to do with "endometrial carcinoma" ( = ENDOMETRIAL NEOPLASMS); coord IM with specific precoord organ/dis term (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS UI: 4794
Descriptor UI: D004715
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Endometriosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0007413
Scope note A condition in which functional endometrial tissue is present outside the UTERUS. It is often confined to the PELVIS involving the OVARY, the ligaments, cul-de-sac, and the uterovesical peritoneum.
Preferred term Endometriosis
Entry term(s) Endometrioses
Endometrioma - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0406918
Scope note An enlarged area of ENDOMETRIOSIS that resembles a tumor. It is usually found in the OVARY. When it is filled with old blood, it is known as a chocolate cyst.
Preferred term Endometrioma
Entry term(s) Endometriomas



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