Julianne Hough Diagnosed with Endometriosis

October 28th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by Bupha Ravirot  

Julianne Hough with a dog“Dancing With the Stars” champion, Julianne Hough has to undergo surgery after being diagnosed with Endometriosis.

After suffering from stomachache and being taken to hospital on October, 21 which later found that it was not just ordinary ailment, Julianne Hough, a 20 year-old pro from ‘Dancing With the Stars’ was diagnosed with Endometriosis last week.

After consulting with her doctor, Julianne Hough confirms she will be undergoing surgery minor surgery to remove her appendix.

Endometriosis is a common medical condition that causes the development of uterine-lining tissue on surfaces of organs in the pelvis or abdomen where uterine tissue is not supposed to grow. This condition affects 5-10 percent of women of reproductive age around the world.

Dancing with the Stars is now down to the top seven couples. Last week, the show introduced four brand new styles to the competition: West coast swing, hustle, jitterbug and salsa. Cody Linley and Julianne Hough danced the jitterbug and received the second highest score from the judges. The only team higher was Brooke Burke and Derek Hough, who also danced the jitterbug.

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