Age of onset of pain symptoms in non-twin sisters concordant for endometriosis
Authors: Kennedy, Stephen; Hadfield, Ruth; Mardon, Helen; Barlow, David
Source: Human Reproduction, Volume 11, Number 2, February 1996 , pp. 403-405(3)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Abstract:Analysis of the age of onset of pain symptoms in 83 sisterpairs concordant for endometriosis supports the suggestion that endometriosis has a genetic basis.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: February 1996
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