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Abstract : Ectopic endometrial tissue associated with post operative scar is Scar endometriosis. 30 percent of scar  endometriosis is associated with pelvic endometriosis. Scar endometriosis is commonly associated with pelvic surgical scars and occasionally in abdominal surgical scars. Its               medical treatment is temporary and definitive treatment is surgery

Keyword :Endometrium, scar endometriosis, endometrioma

Endometriosis is defined as ectopic endometrial tissue            outside the uterine cavity. Endometrial tissue associated with post operative scar is “Scar endometriosis”. Endometriosis(1) is associated with Ø 10 % in menstruating women Ø 15-30 % in infertile women Ø 15% in chronic pelvic pain ,  and Ø 15% is  familial 30% of scar endometriosis is associated with pelvic endometriosis.


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