Induction of ovulation causing recurrent bloody ascites in a woman with endometriosis

Rivka Dresner Feigin*, Michael Glikson, Hanan Gur, Eithan Galun, Johnny F. Younis, Yoram Beyth

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Massive ascites associated with endometriosis is uncommon. Recurrent episodes of bloody ascites as a result of endometriosis occurred in a woman with familial Mediterranean fever, who underwent therapy for induction of ovulation. Ovulatory agents may provoke accumulation of ascites in patients with endometriosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1161-1162
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume159
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1988
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Bloody ascites
  • endometriosis
  • induction of ovulation

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