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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1997;40(2):455-460.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Endometriosis in the Abdominal Scar Following Cesarean Section.
Hyung Ki Yoon, Young Mi Lim, Pyuong Sik Park, Keo Seung Yang, Ho Soon Jung
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Seoul Adventist Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Although benign, endometriosis possesses the unique ability to invade tissue and to disseminate or metastasize by hematogeneous, lymphatic route, or direct implantation. Scar from operations are occasionally the site of endometriosis implatation. A case of endometriosis in the abdominal scar following cesarean section was experienced and treatd with complete surgical excision. We reported this case with brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Endometriosis, Abdominal scar, Surgical excision


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