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Table 1 Prevalence of the most frequent symptoms and findings in 2,000 patients send for suspicion of bowel endometriosis

From: Outlet constipation syndrome caused by elongation of the rectosigmoide as a frequent etiology for pelveo-abdominal pain and intestinal troubles in women with endometriosis

Paramter (n = 2,000) Prevalence
Dysmenorrhea 91.4%
Cyclic pelvic pain 93.1%
Abdominal bloating 83%
Dyspareunia, dyschesia, cyclic rectal bleeding, tenesmus, back pain 15–50%
Elongation of the sigmoidorectum 64.45%
Endometriotic nodule of the posterior fornix 35.6%