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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rID: 37362
System: Gynaecology
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Cesarean section scar diverticula
  • Cesarean section scar pouch
  • C section scar diverticulum
  • Caesarean section scar pouch
  • Caesarean section scar diverticulum

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