The endometriosis is a disease that affects 10% of women in their childbearing years, still higher than the percentage of women with endometriosis when infertile reaching up to 35%.
Endometriosis can be developed from the first menstruation however it is often not diagnosed until the 25 or 35 years. This disease also affects women during menopause.
The endometrium is the tissue lining the inner layer of the uterus, and endometriosis is generated when this lining grows in other areas of the body. When growing outside the uterus can be located in the muscle layer of the uterus, the fallopian tubes and ovaries.