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A Study of the Potential Risk Factors Linked to the Development of Severe Forms of Endometriosis (FEELING)
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This study will aim to identify genetic, medical, dietary and environmental factors associated with the development of endometrioma and/or deep infiltrating endometriosis in order to move towards early diagnosis and implementation of potential preventative measures.
Factors associated with endometrioma and/or deep infiltrating endometriosis using retrospective data collection and patient questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Enrolment visit ]
Secondary Outcome Measures
Factors associated with superficial endometriosis using retrospective data collection and patient questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Enrolment visit ]
Factors associated with endometrioma and/or deep infiltrating endometriosis according to subject ethnicity using retrospective data collection and patient questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Enrolment visit ]
Subject's characteristics by endometriosis status using retrospective data collection and patient questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Enrolment visit ]
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 41 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Women who have undergone a laparoscopy/laparatomy for a benign gynaecological indication excluding pregnancy in the last 3 months.
The subject is a female aged between 18 and 41 years
The subject has undergone a laparoscopy or laparotomy for a benign gynecological indication excluding pregnancy, in the last 3 months
The subject's surgery showed either no visible endometriosis lesions or histologically confirmed endometriosis lesions: superficial endometriosis, endometrioma or deep infiltrating endometriosis
The subject has given a written informed consent prior to any study-related procedures
The subject is pregnant
The subject's surgery results showed evidence of malignancy
The subject has a mental condition rendering her unable to understand the nature, scope and possible consequences of the study, and/or with evidence of an uncooperative attitude