Scar Endometriosis in a Caesarean Section Scar –A Case Report

Authors

  • Fakeha Firdous
  • Quadri S.S
  • Ghouse Mohiuddin
  • Asia Tabassum

Abstract

Endometriosis is presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. It can be primary or secondary. It is one of the most frequently misdiagnosed condition. It can pose a diagnostic dilemma and should be included in the differential diagnosis of lumps in abdomen in females. Diagnosis is made by cytological and histological examination. This report evaluates the incidence, path physiology, course, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of this condition. This is a case report of abdominal wall endometriosis following caesarean section.

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2014-11-17

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Case Report