Scar Endometriosis: a Case Report with Literature Review

  • Pratiksha Gupta Mail Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research ESIC, Basaidarapur, New Delhi, India.
  • Sangeeta Gupta Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research ESIC, Basaidarapur, New Delhi, India.
Keywords:
Abdominal wall, Endometrioma, Endometriosis, Scar endometriosis.

Abstract

Endometriosis is defined as the presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis can sometimes occur in a previous surgical scar. Scar endometriosis is rare and difficult to diagnose. It mostly follows obstetrical and gynecological surgeries. This condition is often confused with other surgical conditions. We are reporting one case of scar endometriosis involving rectus sheath following cesarean section. The patient required wide surgical excision of the lesion. The pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of this rare condition are being discussed.

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Published
2015-12-22
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Gupta P, Gupta S. Scar Endometriosis: a Case Report with Literature Review. Acta Med Iran. 53(12):793-795.
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