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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-33

Perineal scar endometriosis

1 Department of Colorectal Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Department of Radio Diagnosis and Imaging, SKIMS, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India

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Arshad Ahmed Baba
Department of Colorectal Surgery, SKIMS, Srinagar - 190 011, Jammu and Kashmir
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/IJCS.IJCS_2_18

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Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and is common in fertile women. Pelvis is the most frequent location of the endometriosis. Endometriosis is mostly found in peritoneal surfaces but can also involve the vagina, vulva, rectovaginal septum, and perineum usually postobstetric, gynecological, or other surgical trauma. Extrapelvic endometriosis has been reported in any region of the body including bowel, bladder, lung, kidney, extremities, perineum, and umbilicus. We present a case of a patient perineal surgical scar endometriosis. The endometriotic scar nodule was surgically excised. Postoperatively, The patient was treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogs. The surgical outcome was successful, and the patient is on our close follow-up and reports that she is asymptomatic during subsequent menstrual periods unlike before.

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