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Juvenile pelvic extragenital endometrioma with acute abdomen in a 15 – year – old - girl

  • DUBRAVKO HABEK1
  • ZLATKO HRGOVIĆ2

1Clinical Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sveti Duh University Hospital, Croatian Catholic University Zagreb, Croatia

2 Clinical Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital Off enbach, Germany

DOI: 10.22514/SV132.112017.19 Vol.13,Issue 2,November 2017 pp.118-119

Published: 06 November 2017

*Corresponding Author(s): DUBRAVKO HABEK E-mail: dubravko.habek@os.t-com.hr

Abstract

We describe a case of a 15-year-old girl with a several month history of chronic pelvic pain, due to a 5 cm pelvic tumour, presenting with acute abdomen. Urgent diagnostic laparoscopy revealed multiple pelvic adhesions and a focal extragenital pelvic tumour. Aft er laparoscopy, ultra-sound and magnetic resonance imaging and laboratory procedures (with normal value of oncomarkers) were performed, followed by explorative laparotomy and total tumorectomy. An extragenital pel-vic endometrioma was verifi ed on histo-pathological analysis.

Keywords

acute abdomen, pelvic pain, juvenile, endometriosis, extragenital, pu-berty

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DUBRAVKO HABEK,ZLATKO HRGOVIĆ. Juvenile pelvic extragenital endometrioma with acute abdomen in a 15 – year – old - girl. Signa Vitae. 2017. 13(2);118-119.

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