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Table 1 Presenting symptoms in teenagers and adolescents with endometriosis

From: Teenagers, adolescents, endometriosis and recurrence: a retrospective analysis of recurrence following primary operative laparoscopy

Symptoms Total number Percentagea
Pelvic pain 28/28 100%
 -Cyclical 22/28 78.57%
 -Non-cyclical 6/28 21.42%
Dyspareuniab 17/23 73.39%
Irregular periods 13/28 46.45%
Vaginal discharge 3/28 10.71%
Bowel symptoms 3/28 10.71%
Urinary symptoms 1/28 3.57%
  1. aThe percentages do not add up to 100% because the patients often had more than one symptom
  2. bFive teenagers were not sexually active