Appendicular endometriosis: a case report
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Endometriosis is an estrogen-dependent inflammatory disease that affects 8 to 10% of women at reproductive age, characterized by the presence of endometrial glands and stroma outside the uterine cavity.

A case report of a reproductive age group woman with appendicular endometriosis, because of the presence of pelvic endometriosis combined with an enlarged appendix, the choice was appendectomy was done, with complete suppression of abdominal symptoms after the surgery.

Researchers concluded that endometriosis of the appendix is rare and almost never diagnosed before the surgery, with the definitive diagnosis obtained through microscopic examination. However, it should always be taken into account for the diagnosis of chronic pelvic pain, especially in young women complaining of recurrent pain, history of infertility and pelvic endometriosis.

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