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Abdominal scar endometriosis after caesarean section: report of five cases.
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PMID:  22224353     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Scar endometriosis is an under-appreciated or misdiagnosed phenomenon in general surgery and may eventually be more common than reflected in the literature. We herein report five cases of scar endometriosis that were treated in our surgical department one to five years after Caesarean section. Scar endometriosis should be considered when the symptoms are present in a cyclic manner mostly after gynaecological operations and worsening during menstruation. Diagnosis is mainly based upon a high index ofsuspicion. The treatment of choice is surgical resection.
E Pikoulis; J Karavokiros; K Veltsista; T Diamantis; J Griniatsos; N Basios; E Avgerinos; G Marinos; V Kaliakmanis
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The West Indian medical journal     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0043-3144     ISO Abbreviation:  West Indian Med J     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417410     Medline TA:  West Indian Med J     Country:  Jamaica    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  351-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
First Department of Surgery, Laiko University Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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