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Undiagnosed endometriosis misdiagnosed as depression results in hysterectomy

A woman suffering unidentifiable pain was initially diagnosed as depression. Subsequent tranquiliser medication was detrimental to her health. She was eventually diagnosed as having endometriosis by which stage she required a hysterectomy at the age of 27.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Age

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About: Undiagnosed endometriosis misdiagnosed as depression results in hysterectomy

Date: 8 May 2004

Source: The Age

Author: Hilary Mantel

URL: http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2004/05/07/1083881471653.html

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