Treatment of Ovarian Endometriosis

  • Camran Nezhat
  • Farr Nezhat
  • Ceana Nezhat
  • Dahlia Admon


Ovarian involvement occurs in 50% to 70% of all cases of endometriosis.1 Lesions appear differently at the ovary than at other sites. Superficial ovarian endometriosis, like endometriosis of other parts of the pelvis, can be treated by excision, vaporization or coagulation. Irrigation is performed and all of the charcoal is removed to be sure that the disease is completely treated. Aggressive use of the laser or electrocoagulation should be avoided to decrease the chance of ovarian damage. Ovarian endometriosis may form cystic structures known as endometriomas.


Cyst Wall Ovarian Cyst Adnexal Mass Ovarian Cortex Pelvic Endometriosis 
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  • Camran Nezhat
  • Farr Nezhat
  • Ceana Nezhat
  • Dahlia Admon

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