Bowel endometriosis: a surgical red flag

Ketan Vagholkar, Arpit Murarka, Sandeeta Shetty, Suvarna Vagholkar


Endometriosis is a disease restricted usually to the female genital tract. Involvement of the bowel by this disease can lead to a diagnostic dilemma due to the great variation in the symptomatology. Awareness of the pathophysiology, clinical features and diagnostic modalities is of utmost importance to decide the modality of treatment. Hormonal manipulation and surgical resection are the two modalities of treatment. The choice depends upon critical analysis of clinical and radiological findings and the desire to have pregnancy in cases associated with infertility.



Bowel endometriosis, Medical surgical management

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