A rare presentation of deep infiltrating cervical endometriosis mimicking cervical cancer


  • P. Swetha Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • U. Nagashree Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • R. Kondammal Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India




Cervical endometriosis, Colposcopy, Hydroureteronephrosis


Though endometriosis is a common progressive benign disorder of women, endometriosis of the cervix is rarely seen. It poses a challenge both for diagnosis and management. Most of the patients with Cervical endometriosis are asymptomatic, present with abnormal vaginal bleeding, post-coital bleeding or intermenstrual bleeding. In this paper, we report a rare case of deep infiltrating cervical endometriosis involving the ureter mimicking cervical cancer, the need for awareness to include cervical endometriosis as a differential diagnosis in case of menstural irregularities and its potential to cause serious complications.

Author Biography

P. Swetha, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Apollo Women’s Hospital, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Depatment of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Junior Consultant


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