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Insights, know-how, expertise. Inform yourself about interesting facts in the fields of gynaecology, oncology and neuropelveology. We prepare helpful information on complaints and treatment options for you in the patient blog. Compact and understandable.


Endometriosis of the sciatic nerve: Possible cause of unexplained pelvic nerve pain

Neuropathic pain, resulting from an irritated or damaged nerve is normally classed as “chronic”. The levels of pain experienced though, can be classified as extremely intense, very acute and are...


Case study: Endometriosis of the sciatic nerve

From crutches to recovery within three days

The case we present is not unique but particular because of the rapid evolution of this patient. She is a 39-year-old woman, who has been coming to our...


Endometriosis - the praying mantis within the pelvis

A story of love and hatred between endometriosis and the pelvic nerves

Endometriosis is a disease that has been known for several centuries but has only recently gained widespread recognition -...


Treatment of sciatic nerve endometriosis: 15-years-experience, more than 300 laparoscopic procedures

We report here on our experience over the last 15 years in more than 300 patients affected by a deeply infiltrating endometriosis of the sciatic nerve or of the sacral plexus. The average age of all...


Treatment of endometriosis of the sciatic nerve at the Zuerich International Endometriosis Center

Endometriosis is a disease that affects millions of women and girls worldwide. Prof. Possover has created a clinical centre in Zuerich that is dedicated to endometriosis disorders in order to be able...


Burning pain and numbness due to endometriosis of the sciatic nerve: symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

If women suffer from menstrual sciatic pain with the onset of numbness in the buttocks or in the leg or experience restricted movement in the foot - either on its own or in conjunction with numbness...