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Gastroenterology Review/Przegląd Gastroenterologiczny
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Case report

Endometriosis imitating bleeding sigma tumor, infiltrating left ureter

Bogusław Kędra
,
Konrad Zaręba
,
Bogna Okulczyk
,
Zbigniew Kamocki
,
Marta Garbowska

Przegląd Gastroenterologiczny 2010; 5 (1): 57–59
Online publish date: 2010/05/07
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Endometriosis is defined as a condition in which endometrial like cells appear and flourish in areas outside the uterine cavity. It is known that 3-37% of patients with pelvic localisation of endometriosis the digestive tract is engaged. Intestinal foci of endometriosis are usually situated on the external side of a bowel. Endometriosis localizated in mucous membrane is very rare. The most common symptoms are abdominal and pelvic pains, painful menstruation, dyspareunia. In our report we examine the case of a 44 years old female who was operated because of a bleeding sigma tumor. In histopathological examination – endometriosis.
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endometriosis, tumour, bleeding, digestive tract

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