Laparoscopic excision of rectosigmoid endometriotic plaque and cul de sac obliteration in deeply infiltrating endometriosis: A case report

G. P. Fragulidis, F. V. Oreopulu, A. Vezakis, C. Sofoudis, E. Kalambokas, V. Koutoulidis, N. F. Vlahos

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Abstract

Endometriosis represents a main cause of infertility and pelvic pain affecting 3-43 % among reproductive age women. Deep pelvic endometriosis is defined as subperitoneal infiltration of endometrial implants in the uterosacral ligaments, rectum, rectovaginal septum, vagina or bladder. The authors present a case of a 29-year-old patient who underwent laparoscopic excision of extensive endometriotic plaque in rectovaginal septum accompanied with deeply infiltrating endometriosis (DIE) and chronic pelvic pain (CPP).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)437-440
Number of pages4
JournalClinical and Experimental Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume43
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Endometriosis
  • Laparoscopy
  • Rectovaginal septum

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Reproductive Medicine

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