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What are endometriosis implants?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
Endometrial implants refer to displaced endometrial tissue throughout the abdominal and pelvic area. Any endometrial tissue found outside of the uterus is called an implant. An endometrial implant can develop cysts and scar tissue and, in rare cases, turn cancerous.

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