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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2017, Vol. 44 Issue (5): 789-791    DOI: 10.12891/ceog3839.2017
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Umbilical endometriosis: a rare case of spontaneous cutaneous umbilical endometriosis
M. Kalinderis1, *(), U. Singh1
1 Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, Kent, United Kingdom
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Abstract  
Umbilical endometriosis is an extremely rare type of endometriosis, with an incidence of 0.5% to 1% of all endometriosis cases. This report describes a case of umbilical endometriosis that developed in the absence of previous abdominal or uterine surgery. Clinical diagnosis of umbilical endometriosis is difficult and the differential diagnosis of umbilical lesions can be confusing, thus a high level of clinical suspicion is required.
Key words:  Villar’s nodule      Endometriosis      Umbilical lesion     
Published:  10 October 2017     
*Corresponding Author(s):  M. KALINDERIS     E-mail:  m.kalinderis@hotmail.com

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M. Kalinderis, U. Singh. Umbilical endometriosis: a rare case of spontaneous cutaneous umbilical endometriosis. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2017, 44(5): 789-791.

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