Iranian Society of Gynecology Oncology

Document Type : Original Research Article


1 Preventative Gynecology Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Gynecology-Oncology, Imam Hossein Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran


Background & Objective: Endometriosis is a common and benign disease of the female genital system, which is often seen in reproductive age and leads to infertility, dysmenorrhea, and dyspareunia. The aim of this study is to investigate the anatomical location and characteristics of endometriosis lesions in laparoscopic surgery.
Materials & Methods: In this cross-sectional study, 557 endometriosis patients who referred to the gynecology department of Shohadaye-Tajrish Hospital and underwent laparoscopic surgery during 2016-2021 were evaluated. Statistical analysis of data was done using SPSS software version 24.P-value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant level.
Results: The results of this study show that the highest anatomical distribution of endometriosis lesions was ovarian endometriosis, and the lowest was vagina. Also, the highest rate of surface lesions is uterus and bladder, and the lowest is superficial lesions of the cul-de-sac cyst.
Conclusion: Our results demonstrate that the distribution of endometriosis lesions is asymmetric.


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