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Rectus abdominal muscle endometriosis in a patient with cesarian scar: case report
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academia Hospital, Sanliurfa
2 Department of Surgery, Gölbaşı State Hospital, Adiyaman
3 Department of Pathology, Adiyaman Training and Research Hospital, Adiyaman (Turkey)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2013, 40(4), 599–600;
Published: 10 December 2013
Endometriosis is the existence of endometrial tissue out of the intrauterine cavity. Abdominal wall endometrioma is a well-defined mass composed of endometrial glands and stroma that may develop after gynecologic and obstetrical surgeries . A cyclic painful mass at the site of a cesarean section scar is most likely due to an endometrioma, and wide local excision is the advisable treatment. The authors present a case of endometrioma in the abdominal wall, which was treated with local excision.