Relationship between the Severity of Endometriosis Symptoms (Dyspareunia, Dysmenorrhea and Chronic pelvic pain) with the Spread of the Disease on Ultrasound [post]

Elham Kor, Seyed Reza Saadat Mostafavi, Zahra Ahmadian Mazhin, Adeleh Dadkhah, Anis Kor, Shirin Habibi, Shima Ghafourian Noroozi, Ghazal Sadri
2020 unpublished
Objectives: The prevalence of endometriosis among women of childbearing age is about 10-15%. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between the severity of symptoms of endometriosis and the spread as well as the stage of the disease on ultrasonograghy. The present cross-sectional study evaluates the relationship between the severity of endometriosis symptoms and the spread of disease on ultrasonography in patients with endometriosis.Results: Considering different analyses, the
more » ... rent analyses, the cumulative size of posterior Deep infiltrative endometriosis (DIE) (less than 1 cm) is significantly correlated with minimal severity of dyspareunia and chronic pelvic pain. The incidence of dyspareunia was more prevalent in patients with complete stenosis of Douglas pouch than those with incomplete stenosis... Further, the incidence of severe and very severe pain in patients with Douglas pouch stenosis is relatively higher than that in patients without stenosis. Only dyspareunia is related to the stage of endometriosis, and patients with dyspareunia are 5 times more at risk of a higher stage of the disease. The severity of dyspareunia is related to the stage of endometriosis and the severity of Douglas pouch stenosis. The results show the correlation between chronic pelvic pain and r-ASRM score (revised American Society for Reproductive Medicine score).
doi:10.21203/rs.3.rs-52177/v2 fatcat:f5mcjldbffbsjfbt7dvidin7ti