Caesarean scar endometriosis: a case report

  title={Caesarean scar endometriosis: a case report},
  author={Fatimazahra Cherrabi and Mounir Moukit and Jaouad Kouach and Driss Moussaoui Rahali and Mohammed Dehayni},
  journal={International journal of reproduction, contraception, obstetrics and gynecology},
Endometriosis is a chronic gynaecologic disorder defined by the presence of ectopic functional endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Scar endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis that is usually confused with other surgical or dermatological lesions leading to delay in diagnosis. Usually, this condition is associated with obstetrical and gynecological interventions although it may occur after other procedures and as denovo. We present a case of cesarean scar endometriosis… 

Figures from this paper

Cases of scar endometriosis after caesarean section

Clinicians must be aware of varying presentations of scar endometriosis to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment.

Scar Endometriosis: A Case Report of a Rare Complication of Laparotomy for Ectopic Pregnancy

It can be said that women presenting with a painful nodule near any laparotomy scar with cyclical/continuous pain which increases in size during the menstruation cycle should be suspected of scar endometriosis.

Abdominal wall endometriosis: a case report and review of literature

A 24 year old female presented with painful nodule in right iliac fossa and specimen was sent for Histopathological examination, which revealed the diagnosis of abdominal wall endometriosis, which highlighted the diagnostic dilemma present in this clinical entity.

Resection and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction for Cesarean Scar Endometriosis

In cases of surgical scar masses with a history of gynecological surgery and associated menstrual symptoms, this syndrome should be considered during diagnosis and treatment.

Caesarean scar endometriosis: a case report

A case of cesarean scar endometriosis is presented, diagnosed and managed at a tertiary level centre with a brief literature review.



Spontaneous Endometriosis of the Abdominal Wall

Because of the potential pitfalls in its diagnosis, endometriosis should be emphasized in the differential diagnosis of abdominal wall masses, from the perspective of a general surgeon.

Clear cell adenocarcinoma arising from endometriosis in abdominal wall cesarean section scar: a case report and review of the literature

A case of clear cell adenocarcinoma arising from endometriosis in a cesarean section scar in a 47‐year‐old woman is reported, and a review of the literature regarding this unusual entity is complete.

Endometriosis node in Gynaecologic scars: A study of 17 patients and the diagnostic considerations in clinical experience in tertiary care center

A high level of suspicion is required to diagnose gynaecological scar endometriosis, which should be suspected in the differential diagnosis of scar masses in reproductive-aged women.

Abdominal wall endometrioma: case report and review.

Women with chronic, cyclical abdominal wall pain after gynecologic surgery may present in the plastic surgeon's office requesting body contouring. We present one such case in which an abdominal wall

Extragenital endometriosis--a clinicopathological review of a Glasgow hospital experience with case illustrations

  • C. DouglasO. Rotimi
  • Medicine
    Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2004
The clinicopathological characteristics of 34 cases of extragenital endometriosis presenting to surgeons over a 9-year period at Glasgow Royal Infirmary were reviewed, suggesting iatrogenic cause.

Clinicopathological Features of Endometriosis in Abdominal Wall - Clinical Analysis of 151 Cases.

Abdominal wall endometriosis: clinical presentation and imaging features with emphasis on sonography.

Imaging findings of a solid mass near a cesarean section scar strongly suggest its diagnosis of abdominal wall endometriosis frequently presents with noncyclic symptoms.

Caesarean scar endometriosis: a case report

A case of cesarean scar endometriosis is presented, diagnosed and managed at a tertiary level centre with a brief literature review.

Cesarean scar endometrioma: Case series.

Malignant or benign tumors of abdominal wall and incisional hernias should be kept in mind for diagnosis of endometrioma and the treatment should be complete surgical excision and take care against intraoperative auto-inoculation of endocyte tissue in order to prevent recurrences.