Acta Scientific Women's Health (ASWH)(ISSN: 2582-3205)

Case Report Volume 2 Issue 7

Endometriosis in Umbilical Hernia

Saud Al Omani1* and Nouf Yassin2

1Department of General Surgery, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2General Surgery Senior Registrar, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Saud Al Omani, Department of General Surgery, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Received: May 28, 2020; Published: June 30, 2020



Endometriosis is the presence of functional endometrium tissue outside the uterus. It affects approximately 11% of the population [1]. Here we present a patient with atypical history who was found to have Extra-pelvic endometrosis in the sac of a recurrent paraumbilical hernia.

Keywords:Hernia; Endometriosis



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Citation: Saud Al Omani and Nouf Yassin. “Endometriosis in Umbilical Hernia”.Acta Scientific Women's Health 2.7 (2020): 14-16.


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