A case of inguinal endometriosis developed after cesarean delivery


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  • Özgür Dandin Clinic of General Surgery, Bursa Military Hospital
  • Yaşam Kemal Akpak Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara Position Military Hospital
  • Taner Dandinoğlu Clinic of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Bursa Military Hospital
  • Uygar Teomete Clinic of Radiology, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami University
  • Anıl İçel Saygı Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara Position Military Hospital
  • İlhami Gül Clinic of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara Position Military Hospital

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5578/GMJ.10818

Keywords:

Cesarean scar, surgical treatment, hernia, inguinal tumour, extrapelvic endometriosis

Abstract

Endometriosis is defi ned as the existence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus. It is commonly localized to the adjacent pelvic viscera and the peritoneum in women particularly during the reproductive term. It may also be present in the inguinal pouch or canal after gynecological operations and cesarean section. We report an unusual case of a 28-year-old woman who developed an inguinal endometriosis 5 years after a cesarean section. The purpose of this case report was to evaluate this rarely seen inguinal endometriosis and thus, make some contribution to the literature.

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2015-12-01

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Dandin, Özgür, Akpak, Y. K., Dandinoğlu, T., Teomete, U., Saygı, A. İçel, & Gül, İlhami. (2015). A case of inguinal endometriosis developed after cesarean delivery. European Journal of Therapeutics, 21(4), 268–270. https://doi.org/10.5578/GMJ.10818

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