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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2015, Vol. 42 Issue (4): 543-544    DOI: 10.12891/ceog1909.2015
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Endometriosis of episiotomy scar: a case report
V. Mihmanli1, *(), T. Özkan1, S. Genc1, N. Cetinkaya1, H. Uctas1
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul (Turkey)
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Abstract  
Endometriosis is characterized by the presence of histologically normal endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity. Endometriosis predominantly locates on peritoneal surfaces, but it also affects the vagina, vulva, and perineum, usually secondary to surgical or obstetric trauma. Endometriosis in an episiotomy scar is a fairly rare phenomenon. The authors present a case of endometriosis in an episiotomy scar.
Key words:  Endometriosis      Episiotomy      Scar     
Published:  10 August 2015     
*Corresponding Author(s):  V. MIHMANLI     E-mail:  velimihmanli@yahoo.com

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V. Mihmanli, T. Özkan, S. Genc, N. Cetinkaya, H. Uctas. Endometriosis of episiotomy scar: a case report. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2015, 42(4): 543-544.

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