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Ectopic endometrium in human foetuses is a common event and sustains the theory of müllerianosis in the pathogenesis of endometriosis, a disease that predisposes to cancer

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, April 2009
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Title
Ectopic endometrium in human foetuses is a common event and sustains the theory of müllerianosis in the pathogenesis of endometriosis, a disease that predisposes to cancer
Published in
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research, April 2009
DOI 10.1186/1756-9966-28-49
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Authors

Pietro G Signorile, Feliciano Baldi, Rossana Bussani, Mariarosaria D'Armiento, Maria De Falco, Alfonso Baldi

Abstract

Endometriosis is a gynecological disease defined by the histological presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity. Women with endometriosis have an increased risk of different types of malignancies, especially ovarian cancer and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Though there are several theories, researchers remain unsure as to the definitive cause of endometriosis. Our objective was to test the validity of the theory of müllerianosis for endometriosis, that is the misplacing of primitive endometrial tissue along the migratory pathway of foetal organogenesis

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Russia 1 2%
Unknown 52 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Postgraduate 8 15%
Student > Master 8 15%
Researcher 7 13%
Student > Bachelor 6 11%
Student > Ph. D. Student 6 11%
Other 11 21%
Unknown 7 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 23 43%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 4 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 4%
Neuroscience 2 4%
Other 6 11%
Unknown 11 21%

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