Immunological Aspects of Endometriosis: An Update
2011 (English)In: American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, ISSN 1046-7408, Vol. 66, no Suppl. 1, 101-104 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Problem: Endometriosis is a very complex disease that profoundly affects the quality of life of many women. Method of study: A review of the relationships between the female immune system and the occurrence and development of endometriosis. Results: Function and dysfunction of the female immune system plays important roles in the initiation and progression of the disease and its relation to infertility and cancer. Conclusions: Owing to obvious associations between endometriosis and the immune system, future treatment strategies might be based on immunological concepts and methods.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. Vol. 66, no Suppl. 1, 101-104 p.
Endometriosis, genetics, immunology, infertility, malignancy, treatment
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-156477DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0897.2011.01045.xISI: 000292337700014OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-156477DiVA: diva2:431952