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Painful nodule in the caesarean section scar of a young woman

  • Author(s): Russo, Veronica A
  • Alikhan, Ali
  • et al.
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Endometriosis is the presence of ectopic endometrial tissue outside the uterus and cutaneous endometriosis is a rare manifestation of this disease that may be found at the sites of surgical scars as a result of iatrogenic implantation. Herein we present a case of scar endometriosis in a 35-year-old woman. The scar was sustained following a remote caesarean section.

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