Case report: Endometrioma of the abdominal wall

Tamara N. Huff, Xochiquetzal J. Geiger, Gavan P. Duffy, Mary I. O'Connor

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We present the case of a 39-year-old woman with a 2- to 3-month history of a soft tissue mass involving the abdominal wall and increasing symptoms that fluctuated relative to her menses. Magnetic resonance imaging showed a hemorrhagic multiloculated mass within the rectus abdominus muscle. Correlation of the clinical history and imaging finding suggested a preoperative diagnosis of endometrioma of the abdominal wall. This was confirmed on histologic analysis ofthe resected specimen.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-224
Number of pages4
JournalClinical orthopaedics and related research
StatePublished - Oct 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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