Umbilical laparoscopic scar endometriosis

Sreelakshmi Kodandapani, Muralidhar V. Pai, Mary Mathew

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Umbilical endometriosis is rare and challenging in both diagnosis and treatment. We report a case of an umbilical scar endometriotic nodule in a 39-year-old lady following laparoscopy-assisted vaginal hysterectomy. The wide local excision of the nodule and histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis. We discuss the pathogenesis, diagnosis, differential diagnosis, and treatment options for the patient.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)150-152
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Human Reproductive Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Reproductive Medicine


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