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Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2008 Feb;76(2):125-30.

[Diagnostic difficulty of abdominal wall endometrioma: clinical case and literature review].

[Article in Spanish]

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  • 1Hospital Angeles Lomas. Vialidad de la Barranca s/n, C410, Valle de las Palmas, CP 52763, Huixquilucan, Estado de Mexico, Mexico.


Abdominal wall endometrioma is a rare clinical condition with which the general surgeon is faced and usually presents a diagnostic challenge due to the similar signs and symptoms that this illness shares with other tumors of the abdominal wall. A clinical case which exemplifies this diagnostic challenge is presented, and a review is made about the physiopathology, diagnosis and treatment of abdominal wall endometriomas, emphasizing on the different diagnoses with which it can be confused.

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