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International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine
Research and Clinical Center for Infertility, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences of Yazd
ISSN: 1680-6433
EISSN: 2008-2177
Vol. 16, No. 10, 2018, pp. 653-656
Bioline Code: rm18079
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

International Journal of Reproductive BioMedicine, Vol. 16, No. 10, 2018, pp. 653-656

 en Recurrent abdominal wall endometriosis at the trocar site of laparoscopy: A rare case
Akbarzadeh-Jahromi, Mojgan; Motavas, Maedeh & Fazelzadeh, Afsoon

Abstract

Background: Surgical scar endometriosis is typically presented as a slow-growing, painful abdominal mass near the site of a past surgery. Endometriosis on the trocar port site is rare. To best of our knowledge, only 17 cases have been reported in the literature. The nonspecific nature of endometriosis presents a diagnostic challenge, and it is often considered as an incisional hernia or other conditions.
Case: Here, we described our experience with a recurrent abdominal scar endometriosis case at the trocar port site of a previous laparoscopy, which was initially thought to be an incisional hernia.
Conclusion: Abdominal wall endometriosis should be considered as an important differential diagnosis in females with a positive history of prior abdominal surgery, presented with painful nodule or mass at the site of the surgery.

Keywords
Endometriosis; Laparoscopy; Abdominal wall; Hernia.

 
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