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BRIEF COMMUNICATION
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 118-120

Association between bleeding tendency and endometriosis (Presentation of two cases)


1 Department of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Nasim Valizadeh
Department of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1658-5127.123315

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Background: Endometriosis is implantation of normal endometrial mucosa in the ectopic sites. Literature review suggests that microscopic internal bleeding follows by revascularization and fibrosis is possible mechanism for endometriosis. There are a few reports regarding association of endometriosis and bleeding disorders. We present two cases with bleeding tendency, one with mild hemophilia A and another with Von Willebrand Disease (VWD) that were presented with heavy menses and endometriosis.


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