DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20211890

Umbilical endometriosis: a case report and review of the literature

Huber Díaz Fuentes, Carlos de Jesús Cocom Quijano, Christian Rodríguez Negrete

Abstract


Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterus. It affects 7-10% of women of reproductive age. Most commonly, the condition affects pelvic organs, however, 12% are encountered at extragenital sites, such as lungs, diaphragm, or umbilicus. Authors present the case of a 32 year old patient presenting with secondary umbilical endometriosis, after a recent surgical procedure. Manifesting umbilical mass, pain and catamenial bleeding from the umbilicus.


Keywords


Endometriosis, Umbilical endometriosis, Umbilical endometrioma, Umbilicus

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