Why I became a Gynaecologist by Naylin Appanna

March 13, 2013no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

I am constantly asked,” Naylin Appanna, what made you decide to become a gynaecologist. ” The answer is very simple really. I didn’t grow up wanting to become a gynaecologist. In fact I grew up wanting to become an airline pilot. Unfortunately in South Africa during the apartheid era, this …

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What is Endometriosis?

March 1, 2013no responses, by: Women Health Center, Tags:

Endometriosis is a condition where the endometrium or lining of the uterus, occurs in areas outside the uterus. These lesions vary in size from microscopic to large invasive masses that erode into underlying organs and cause extensive adhesion formation. It is usually found in the lower abdomen but has been …

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