• Users Online: 203
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 213-215

Scar endometriosis as a complication of surgically treated utero-cutaneous fistula


1 Departments of O and G, Federal Medical Centre Birnin-Kebbi, Nigeria
2 Departments of Pathology, Federal Medical Centre Birnin-Kebbi, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ishak Kayode Lawal
Department of O and G, Federal Medical Centre, Birnin-Kebbi, Kebbi State
Nigeria
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/TJOG.TJOG_78_19

Rights and Permissions

Extra-pelvic endometriosis is a rare form of endometriosis, however cesarean section scar is a common site for the rare condition. Scar endometriosis can be associated with obstetric or gynecologic surgeries. Utero-cutaneous fistula is an abnormal communication between the endometrium and the skin, this is another rare clinical condition that may complicate cesarean section. We report a case of a 23-year-old woman presenting with features suggestive of scar endometriosis about 20 months after surgical treatment of utero-cutaneous fistula. The utero-cutaneous fistula developed 2 months after cesarean section. This case is presented to highlight scar endometriosis as a complication of surgical management of utero-cutaneous fistula and emphasize the importance of complete surgical excision in the management of both rare conditions.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed111    
    Printed14    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded21    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal