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Primary umbilical endometriosis. Case report and discussion on management options.

Fancellu A, Pinna A, Manca A, Capobianco G, Porcu A - Int J Surg Case Rep (2013)

Bottom Line: Neither symptoms nor signs of local recurrence have been observed after 24 months.The decision should be tailored for the individual patient, taking into consideration the size of the lesion, the duration of symptoms and the presence of possible pelvic endometriosis.Local excision saving the umbilicus may be the treatment of choice in patients with small UE lesions.

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Affiliation: Department of General Surgery 2 - Clinica Chirurgica, University of Sassari, V.le San Pietro 43, 07100 Sassari, Italy. Electronic address: afancel@uniss.it.

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A low power field showing a dermal glandular proliferation of endometrial-type glands surrounded by endometrial stroma (H&E stain: 200×). On the inset, a high power magnification highlighting typical morphologic features of endometriosis (H&E stain: 400×).
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Primary umbilical endometriosis. Case report and discussion on management options.

Fancellu A, Pinna A, Manca A, Capobianco G, Porcu A - Int J Surg Case Rep (2013)

A low power field showing a dermal glandular proliferation of endometrial-type glands surrounded by endometrial stroma (H&E stain: 200×). On the inset, a high power magnification highlighting typical morphologic features of endometriosis (H&E stain: 400×).
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fig0010: A low power field showing a dermal glandular proliferation of endometrial-type glands surrounded by endometrial stroma (H&E stain: 200×). On the inset, a high power magnification highlighting typical morphologic features of endometriosis (H&E stain: 400×).
Bottom Line: Neither symptoms nor signs of local recurrence have been observed after 24 months.The decision should be tailored for the individual patient, taking into consideration the size of the lesion, the duration of symptoms and the presence of possible pelvic endometriosis.Local excision saving the umbilicus may be the treatment of choice in patients with small UE lesions.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of General Surgery 2 - Clinica Chirurgica, University of Sassari, V.le San Pietro 43, 07100 Sassari, Italy. Electronic address: afancel@uniss.it.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus