Ureteral endometriosis following panhysterectomy a case report


  • Sendhil Coumary Arumugam Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pillaiyarkuppam Puducherry, 605006, India
  • Kavitha Senthil Pankajam Sitharam Nursing Home Srirangam, and GVN hospitals Trichy, India
  • Hemalatha Pugalendhi GVN hospitals Trichy, India




Endometriosis, Ureter, Post menopausal.


Ureteral endometriosis is a rare form of endometriotic lesion. It can be intrinsic or extrinsic, intrinsic being more rare than extrinsic. Extrinsic ureteral involvement can lead to silent damage to the kidneys. It is commonly seen in women with rectovaginal endometriosis. They present with a variety of symptoms from flank pain to hematuria. Though it responds to medical management, it will require definitive surgical intervention such as a simple cyst excision to the extent of ureteric resection and reanastamosis.


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