The diagnosis of endometriosis can be challenging depending on the location of the implants.
Based on the severity of the symptoms, the location of the implants and their size, it can be diagnosed using the following methods:
- An ultrasound scan
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Biomarker testing
By Blanca Paraíso MD, PhD, MSc (gynecologist), Manuel Aparicio Caballero MD, MSc (gynecologist), Mark P. Trolice MD, FACOG, FACS, FACE (reproductive endocrinologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist), Zaira Salvador BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 10/29/2018