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Scar endometriosis - a rare cause for a painful scar: A case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21358869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Endometriosis is described as the presence of functioning endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Scar endometriosis is a rare disease, and is difficult to diagnose. The symptoms are nonspecific, typically involving abdominal wall pain at the incision site at the time of menstruation. It commonly follows obstetrical and gynecological surgeries. The diagnosis is frequently made only after excision of the diseased tissue. A case report of a patient with a troublesome scar after a caesarian section is presented. Surgical excision led to the diagnosis of scar endometriosis. The pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this somewhat rare condition are discussed.
Payman J Danielpour; John C Layke; Nicole Durie; Laurence T Glickman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1918-1507     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-03-01     Completed Date:  2011-07-14     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9434932     Medline TA:  Can J Plast Surg     Country:  Canada    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19-20     Citation Subset:  -    
Division of Plastic Surgery, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow;
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