What is included in long-term monitoring of pediatric patients with endometriosis?

Updated: May 10, 2021
  • Author: G Willy Davila, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Although most pediatric patients are not currently interested in becoming pregnant, subsequent fertility is likely a major concern. Evidence is mounting that early and aggressive therapy may alter the course of this disease. [114] Investigate moderate to severe dysmenorrhea that is unresponsive to NSAIDs and pelvic pain persisting longer than 3 months.


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