DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20211551

Scar endometriosis-rare and painful entity: a case report

Anita Yadav, Jyoti Baghel, Rajneesh Rawat, Avinash Prakash

Abstract


Scar endometriosis is a rare type of extra-pelvic endometriosis that develops following obstetrical and gynecological surgeries. It is a rare entity, though probably on the rise, due to the increase in caesarean sections performed worldwide. This manuscript reports a rare case of scar endometriosis involving rectus sheath following repeat caesarean section and was managed at a tertiary level centre. The patient required surgical excision of the lesion and was kept on regular follow-up following surgery. The physiopathology of scar endometriosis is complex; its symptomatology is rich and diverse but detailed history, thorough clinical examination along with imaging and histopathological evaluation is usually efficient in diagnosing the condition.

Keywords


Endometriosis, Caesarean section, Scar endometriosis

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