Endometriosis at Cesarean Section Scar

Authors

  • Quorrata Eynul Forhad Associate prof. Gynae and Obs., Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Kamrun Nahar Assistant Prof. Gynae and Obs., Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital, Dhaka
  • Hosne Ara Baby Prof & Head of dept. Gynae and Obs? Shahabuddin Medical college Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v35i3.34348

Abstract

Endometriosis may be defined as presence of functioning endometrium (glands and stroma) in sites other than uterine mucosa. The prevalence of endometriosis is about 10%. According to Nominato, cesarean section remains the most common surgical procedure related to the development of abdominal wall scar endometriosis1. But endometriosis sometimes presented to general surgeons as a lump in the abdomen. It can pose a diagnostic dilemma and should be in the differential diagnosis of lumps in the abdomen in females. Diagnosis is usually made following histological examination. This is a case report of abdominal wall endometriosis following cesarean section. This report discusses and evaluates the incidence, course, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this condition.

J Bangladesh Coll Phys Surg 2017; 35(3): 147-149

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Published

2017-10-22

How to Cite

Forhad, Q. E., Nahar, K., & Baby, H. A. (2017). Endometriosis at Cesarean Section Scar. Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons, 35(3), 147–149. https://doi.org/10.3329/jbcps.v35i3.34348

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Case Reports