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Umbilical endometriosis in pregnancy without previous surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17905243     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To illustrate the influence of pregnancy on primary umbilical endometriosis. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Gynecologic endocrinology outpatient department of a university hospital. PATIENT(S): 27-year-old nulliparous woman. INTERVENTION(S): Surgical treatment with total excision of the umbilicus during early pregnancy. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Progressive enlargement of endometriotic umbilical lesions during pregnancy. RESULT(S): At 3-month follow-up evaluation, there were no signs of recurrence of the disease. CONCLUSION(S): Spontaneous umbilicus endometriosis is a rare disease that can worsen during pregnancy.
Authors:
Inka Wiegratz; Stefan Kissler; Knut Engels; Christoph Strey; Manfred Kaufmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-10-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fertility and sterility     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1556-5653     ISO Abbreviation:  Fertil. Steril.     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-07-01     Completed Date:  2008-07-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372772     Medline TA:  Fertil Steril     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  199.e17-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, J. W. Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. inka.wiegratz@kgu.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Endometriosis / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Female
Hemorrhage / etiology,  pathology
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / pathology*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Umbilicus / pathology*,  surgery

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