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Rev Med Liege. 2009 Jan;64(1):41-4.

[Umbilical endometriosis].

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  • 1Clinique Universitaire et Policlinique de Dermatologie et Vénŕeologie, Université Martin-Luther de Halle-Wittenberg, Halle (Saale), Allemagne. burkhard.kreft@medizin.uni-halle.de

Abstract

Endometriosis is defined as the presence of endometrial tissue outside the uterine cavity. Involvement of the umbilical region is rare. We present the case of a woman with ovarian endometriosis associated with extragenital umbilical endometriosis. The umbilical lesion was completely removed. We take the opportunity of this case to give a short survey with consideration to histopathological and therapeutic aspects as well as possible differential diagnostics.

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