Villar’s Nodule

Sengupta, M and Naskar, A and Gon, S and Majumdar, B (2011) Villar’s Nodule. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Villar’s Nodule or primary umbilical endometrioma is a rare condition, with an estimated incidence of 0.5 to 1% of all patients with endometrial ectopia. Several aetiological theories have been proposed for its pathogenesis with coelomic metaplasia being the favoured one and also, umbilicus may acts as a physiological scar with a predilection for endometrial tissue in the development of spontaneous umbilical endometriosis. Since endometriosis remains a diagnostic and therapeutic enigma even today, largely due to its variable presentations, we, hereby report a case of primary umbilical endometrioma due to its rarity and unusual presentation.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Umbilical; Endometriosis
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7832
Deposited By: Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:28 Dec 2011 03:01
Last Modified:28 Dec 2011 03:01

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