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Endometriosis (cont.)

Author and Editor

Author: Melissa Conrad Stoppler, MD

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE: eMedicine.com. Endometriosis.
<http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/271899-overview>

Previous contributing authors and editors: Author: Manuel Hernandez, MD, Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Parkway Medical Center. Coauthor(s): Robert M McNamara, MD, FAAEM, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Temple University; Chief, Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Emergency Medicine, Temple University Hospital. Editors: George Lazarou, MD, FACOG, Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Jack D Weiler Hospital/Montefiore Medical Center; Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women's Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Lee P Shulman, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Head, Section of Reproductive Genetics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois.


Last Editorial Review: 2/23/2011

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