Abdominal wall Scar Endometrioma: An Uncommon Cause of Painful Scar

  • Nasreen Naz Dow Medical College Civil Hospital Karachi
  • Sasui Memon Dow Medical College Civil Hospital Karachi

Abstract

Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue that normally lines the endometrium of uterine cavity grows outside the uterus. It is often painful condition and commonly involves ovaries, pelvic peritoneum and urinary system. Scar endometriosis is rare disorder which often needs histopathological correlation for diagnosis. It is caused by implantation of endometrial stem cells at the surgical site at the time of surgery. It is often seen after various gynaecological and obstetrical procedures and can be located at the skin, subcutaneous tissue, rectus abdominis muscle or in uterine myometrium.

Author Biographies

Nasreen Naz, Dow Medical College Civil Hospital Karachi

Asst prof Dow Medical College Civil Hospital Karachi

Sasui Memon, Dow Medical College Civil Hospital Karachi

Post graduate trainee  Dow Medical College Civil Hospital Karachi

Published
2018-04-17
How to Cite
NAZ, Nasreen; MEMON, Sasui. Abdominal wall Scar Endometrioma: An Uncommon Cause of Painful Scar. Journal of the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecologists of Pakistan, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 1, p. 63-64, apr. 2018. ISSN 2307-7115. Available at: <http://jsogp.net/new/index.php/jsogp/article/view/85>. Date accessed: 20 nov. 2018.
Section
Case Report