Cutaneous/Subcutaneous Implantation of Endometriotic Tissue Following Surgery: A Case Report

Wan Ahmad Hazim Wan Ghazali
2018 Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research  
Scar endometriosis is a rare disease and poses a great challenge in diagnosis and thus its management. Case: We present in this report a 32years old lady with underlying severe endometriosis who presented with persistent discharge and pain over her midline surgical scar site after two previous laparotomies. She was treated for wound breakdown which failed to resolve despite multiple courses of antibiotics and wound dressing. Surgical excision of the scar was done and sent for histopathology
more » ... h confirms scar site endometriosis. Result: Scar endometriosis should be suspected in women presenting with recurrent pain or discharge at an abdominal incision site. Conclusion: Surgical excision should be the primary treatment with hormonal suppression as adjunct therapy.
doi:10.26717/bjstr.2018.06.001397 fatcat:rfwv7prvvrd3feqygozzwkf7pi