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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;45(11):2031-2034.
Published online November 1, 2002.
A Case of Endometriosis at the Site of Abdominal Scar following Cesarean Section and A Case of Parenchymal Pulmonary Endometriosis.
Mu Sam Kang, Won Ho Jung, Jung Jin Kang, Moon Hong Kim, Seong Il Kim, Seok Cheol Choi, Sang Young Ryu, Kyung Hee Lee
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Abdominal wall endometriosis secondary to cesarean section is very rare condition, being reported in less than 0.5% of patients undergoing cesarean section. Moreover, parenchymal pulmonary endometriosis is a rare gynecologic problem, characterized by cyclic hemoptysis. We experienced 38 years old female patient who had had cyclically appearing painful abdominal wall mass after cesarean section pathologically proven endometriosis and 33 year-old female patient with recurrent catamenial hemoptysis localized with CT scanning, and then treated with GnRH agonist. So, we present two cases with a brief review of literatures.
Key Words: abdominal wall endometriosis, cesarean section, parenchymal pulmonary endometriosis, GnRH agonist


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