International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology
2021, Vol. 5, Issue 4, Part D
Scar endometriosis-rare sequel of caesarean section: A case report
Author(s): Neelotparna Saikia, Darilin M Shangpliang, Neha Choubey and Gunti Navyasri
Abstract: Scar endometriosis is the implantation of endometrial glands and stromal cells at the incision site following obstetrics and gynaecological surgery. Although incidence is very rare, women in the reproductive age with no history of endometriosis, presents with complaints of cyclical pain at the scar due to any previous surgeries is highly suspicious of scar endometriosis. Treatment of choice is excision. Diagnosis is by histopathological examination of the excised tissue. We report a case of scar endometriosis presenting 5 years after caesarean section and emphasised on diagnosis and treatment.