Cesarean section scar diverticulum
Cesarean section scar diverticulum is a form of outpouching located in the anterior lower uterine cavity at the site of cesarean section scar.
There is some similarity with the term Cesarean scar niche.
- mostly asymptomatic
- postmenstrual spotting
Can be imaged on hysterosalpingography and ultrasonography.
There may be a defect or a focal outpouching at the site of a prior cesarean section. Location can be in the lower uterine segment or upper endocervical canal.
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