Primary umbilical endometrioma: Analyzing the pathogenesis of endometriosis from an unusual localization.

@article{Calagna2015PrimaryUE,
  title={Primary umbilical endometrioma: Analyzing the pathogenesis of endometriosis from an unusual localization.},
  author={Gloria Calagna and Antonino Perino and Daniela Chianetta and Daniele Vinti and Maria Margherita Triolo and Carlo Rimi and Gaspare Cucinella and Antonino Agrusa},
  journal={Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2015},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={306-12}
}
OBJECTIVE This report presents a rare case of symptomatic primary umbilical endometriosis and reviews the literature on the topic with the aim to clarify some questions on the origin of endometriosis. CASE REPORT A 33-year-old woman with cyclic umbilical bleeding was found to have umbilical endometriosis. She had no history of pelvic or abdominal surgery. There was no past history of endometriosis or endometriosis-associated symptoms. An omphalectomy was performed after explorative… CONTINUE READING
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