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Endometriosis Interna Underlying Cause

The underlying cause of adenomyosis is unknown. It is more common in women over 30 and in those who have carried a child to term. Adenomyosis is uncommon in a woman who has never been pregnant.

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Last Updated: Sep 23, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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