Irem Onur, MD

Dr.Onur is an associate professor of pathology with subspeciality certification in cytopathology in Turkey. She is deeply interested in medical writing and conveying latest scientific information to medical professionals as well as the public.

A clearer picture of "endometriosis after menopause"

Delfin Avendano Tan and Marie Josephine Guanlao Almeria are obstetrician-gynecologists from the Philippines. They recently published a review article titled "Postmenopausal endometriosis: drawing a clearer picture". In this paper, the authors discussed the pathogenesis, risk factors, and management of postmenopausal endometriosis. Women rarely have endometriosis after menopause (<3%). It is probably due to the persistence or recurrence of the premenopausal disease. New development or rising of endometriosis from a metaplastic transformation of peritoneal mesothelial cells into endometrial glandular cells are…

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