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CASE REPORT

Abdominal Wall Endometrioma: A Rare Case Report

Niranjan N Chavan, Divita A Kamble, Deepali Kapote, Ashwini Sakhalkar, Madhura Pradhan, Sonam Simpatwar

Keywords : Clinical profile, Complications, Endometriosis, Surgical site

Citation Information : Chavan NN, Kamble DA, Kapote D, Sakhalkar A, Pradhan M, Simpatwar S. Abdominal Wall Endometrioma: A Rare Case Report. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2022; 14 (2):202-204.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2038

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 21-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Abdominal wall endometrioma (AWE) being an unusual phenomenon is a benign tumor defined as ectopic functional, endometrial tissue located in the abdominal wall. Abdominal wall endometrioma is a rare sequela to gynecologic surgeries such as cesarean section, tubal ligation, and hysterectomies. The incidence varies from 1 to 2%. It presents as intense pain and discomfort to the patient with a seemingly non discernible cause. Awareness of this entity can help the surgeon to make an early diagnosis and deliver prompt treatment, usually surgical. We present a case of AWE, along with a brief review of literature.


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