Do women get endometriosis after menopause?
Traditionally endometriosis is considered as a disease of the premenopausal years, but women after menopause still have a chance of getting it.
Specifically speaking, it is true that endometriosis becomes inactive after menopause, while cases of endometriosis can be found as well.
- Although the reported situation is rare, post-menopausal endometriosis confers a risk of recurrence and malignant transformation.
- In addition, scarring or enlarged cysts that developed from endometriosis may remain and cause symptoms.
More information can be found in the following research.
Keywords: endometriosis after menopause