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Chirurgia 2002 June;15(3):121-4

Copyright © 2002 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Extrapelvic endometriosis. Report of 2 cases

Poletti E. M., Rosaschino P., D’Aloia G., Piazzalunga D., Sonzogni A.


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Endometriosis is an enigmatic disease which may present a huge variety of clinical pictures. However, gastrointestinal and skin involvements are not frequent. Two cases of endometriosis are described. These cases outline the variety of clinical behaviour of the disease: a patient with obstructive colorectal endometriosis underwent a bowel resection with good results, and another patient submitted to laparoscopic appendicectomy 4 years before, is presenting umbilical endometriosis.

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