Footprint lesion: a mirror image of an endometrial polyp

Authors

  • Nitin H. Shah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vardann Multispeciality Hospital, Kandivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Aditi V. Joshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vardann Multispeciality Hospital, Kandivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
  • Sunita Mourya Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vardann Multispeciality Hospital, Kandivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20193063

Keywords:

Endometrial polyp, Footprint lesion, Hysteroscopy

Abstract

Endometrial polyps may present with a variety of symptomatology. They are mostly benign and commonly encountered in the reproductive age group. Hysteroscopy is an emerging tool for diagnostic as well as a therapeutic purposes. We report a case of endometrial polyp diagnosed on hysteroscopy, with a “footprint”, that is contact lesion visible. This is a relatively rare phenomenon, and there is sparse information and literature regarding this entity. Hence the true nature of its effects is yet unknown.

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2019-06-29

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