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Cutaneous endometriosis: A plastic surgery perspective.
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PMID:  22784788     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Cutaneous endometriosis is a rare skin pathology that may present to the gynaecologist, general surgeon, dermatologist, or plastic surgeon. It is often misdiagnosed due to its rarity and variable appearance. In the current literature recommendations for its management vary greatly. We present a case of cutaneous endometriosis presenting to a plastic surgery service, as well as a review of the literature. Cutaneous endometriosis should be considered as a differential in any female presenting with an umbilical lesion, and should be diagnosed histiologically following an excision biopsy with 2 mm margins.
Authors:
Asmat H Din; Liaquat Suleman Verjee; Matthew A Griffiths
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101264239     Medline TA:  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
St Andrew's Centre for Plastic Surgery and Burns, Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, CM1 7ET, UK.
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