Umbilical endometriosis

We describe a new technique for the laparoscopic removal of a giant and benign paraovarian cyst in a 40-year-old woman

F. Frischknecht; L. Raio; A. Fleischmann; E. Dreher; K. P. L�scher; M. D. Mueller

2004

Scholarcy highlights

  • Giant and paraovarian cysts are unusual masses that are usually treated by laparotomy
  • The safety of laparoscopic management of benign paraovarian cysts has been demonstrated, but it is believed that the size of benign paraovarian cysts is a limiting factor for laparoscopic surgery
  • We describe a new technique for the laparoscopic removal of a giant and benign paraovarian cyst in a 40-year-old woman
  • A paraovarian cystic mass was detected on the right part of her body that extended to the liver
  • It was confirmed on both ultrasonography and computed tomography scans
  • Dieulafoy-like lesion of the colon presenting with massive lower gastrointestinal bleeding

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