DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20182919

Varied clinical presentations of scar endometriosis: case reports

Nidhi Gupta, Farhat Mazhari, Neha Varun, Reva Tripathi

Abstract


Endometriosis is the second most prevalent benign gynaecological condition, in reproductive age women, defined as the presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside uterine cavity. Scar endometriosis is a rare entity with an incidence of 0.3-1% among reproductive age women following obstetric and gynaecologic surgeries. Complaints of pain, tender mass, cyclical association with menstrual cycle is almost pathognomonic. Here we present two case reports of scar endometriosis recently encountered at our institute – caesarean scar endometriosis and episiotomy scar endometriosis. The quoted episiotomy scar endometriosis incidence is about 0.06 - 0.07% while that of caesarean scar endometriosis is 0.03-0.4%.


Keywords


Caesarean section, Episiotomy, Scar endometriosis

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