Can endometriosis cause ascites?

Asked 3 years ago

Is it possible for endometriosis to cause fluid in the abdomen?

Abeera Maham

Monday, October 18, 2021

Because it mimics ovarian cancer, ascites is a rare but serious complication of endometriosis. The majority of cases involve nulliparous young black women who present with significant ascites. Endometriosis is treated with surgical ablation of ovarian function, radiation, or endocrine therapy.

Abeera Maham, PT

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