Rectovaginal septum adenomyotic nodules: a series of 500 cases.

  title={Rectovaginal septum adenomyotic nodules: a series of 500 cases.},
  author={Jacques Donnez and Michelle Nisolle and S. Gillerot and Mireille Smets and Sarita Bassil and Françoise Casanas-Roux},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={104 9},
OBJECTIVE Laparoscopic procedure with excision of deep fibrotic endometriotic nodules of the rectovaginal septum and histological study of the lesions. SETTING An academic teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS A series of 500 women undergoing laparoscopy for pelvic pain or infertility. RESULTS Laparoscopic (n = 497) and laparotomic (n = 3) excision of endometriotic nodules resulted in considerable pain relief. Histologically the rectovaginal nodule was similar to an adenomyoma as it was a… CONTINUE READING


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