Can endometriosis cause uterine polyps?

By Rebeca Reus.
Last Update: 11/06/2017

Several scientific studies have shown that the risk of endometrial polyps increases in endometriosis patients. It should be noted that both are estrogen-dependent overgrowths of the endometrium, some it is only logical that they are associated with each other in some aspects. Moreover, this rate is believed to be slightly higher in women with stage 2 and stage 3 endometriosis compared with those at stage 1.

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 Rebeca Reus
Rebeca Reus
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
Embryologist. Degree in Human Biology (Biochemistry) from the Pompeu Fabra University (UPF). Official Master's Degree in Clinical Analysis Laboratory from the UPF and Master’s Degree about the Theoretical Basis and Laboratory Procedures in Assisted Reproduction from the University of Valencia (UV).
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