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Scar Endometriosis: A Black and White Review of a Red Giant

Prateek Sihag, Balakrishna Kudri, Manvika Chandel, Anupama Tandon, Rajendra Chowdhary

Keywords : Case report, Cyclical pain, Ectopic endometriotic tissue, Endometriosis, Scar

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DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2396

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 06-03-2024

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2024; The Author(s).


Scar endometriosis, a rare but clinically significant condition, arises from the ectopic presence of endometrial tissue in surgical scars following gynecological or obstetric procedures. This review aims to consolidate current knowledge on scar endometriosis, encompassing its pathogenesis, diagnostic challenges, and diverse management approaches. Imaging techniques, including ultrasound and MRI, play a crucial role in preoperative assessment, although definitive diagnosis often relies on histopathological examination post-excision.

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