Endometriosis at Caesarian Section Scar

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Endometriosis at Caesarian Section Scar

Abdus Salam Khan Gandapur *, Kausar Inayat **, Mariam Riaz * and Seema Nadeem *
*Department of Pathology Women Medical College, Abbottabad
** Department of Gynae, Women and Children Hospital, Abbottabad.


Endometriosis is the presence of endometrial glands and stroma in sites other than the uterus. It is an important cause of morbidity in women. It is common gynecological problem and is sometimes presented to the general surgeons as lump in the abdomen. It should be included in the differential diagnosis of lumps in the abdomen in females. We report a case of abdominal wall endometriosis following a succeeding three caesarian sections. The patient presented with complaints of swelling, severe pain in the abdomen for the last 3 months. The diagnosis was conformed by Biopsy.
Key Words: Endometriosis, Caesarian section, Pfannenstiel scar.


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