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Umblical endometriosis: Presentation of a rare case [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2019; 24(3): 383-385 | DOI: 10.5505/ejm.2019.83792  

Umblical endometriosis: Presentation of a rare case

fevzi kurt1, Cem Sezer2
1Department of General Surgery, Seyhan Public Hospital, Adana, Turkey
2Department of General Surgery, Cukurova Public Hospital, Adana, Turkey

Primary umblical endometrosis is a rarely seen entity. It consists of only 0.5 - 1% of extragenital endometrosis. Endometriosis may present in different regions with various clinical conditions. In this case report, a 45 years-old patient with an approximately 3 cm sized mobile, inflamed nodule with irregular appearance in umblicus which has cyclic umblical bloody discharge and pain during menstruation was underwent a total umblical excision. Cutaneous endometriosis was diagnosed as a result of the histopathological evaluation. With this case report, we want to emphasize that umblical endometriosis should be considered and taken in mind during evaluation of umblical nodule which lead to pain and bloody discharge from the umblicus with cyclic menstrual pain. And also, the diagnosis should be supported histopathologically after excision.
Keywords: endometrosis, umbilicus, cyclic menstrual pain.

Keywords: endometrosis, umbilicus, cyclic menstrual pain.


fevzi kurt, Cem Sezer. Umblical endometriosis: Presentation of a rare case. Eastern J Med. 2019; 24(3): 383-385

Corresponding Author: fevzi kurt, Türkiye


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