Endometriotic deposit of the anterior abdominal wall

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Palpable tender right lower quadrant mass.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

There is a mixed-to-hypoechoic, heterogeneous, lobulated mass in the subcutaneous tissue of the right lower quadrant. This mass is mobile and is clearly separate from the anterior abdominal wall muscles.  It measures 2.4 cm x 1.2 cm x 1.9 cm and demonstrates some intrinsic blood flow when evaluated with Doppler.  No subcutaneous fluid collection, hematoma or other mass is identified.

Case Discussion


Endometriosis (path proven).

Case courtesy of Behrang Amini MD

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Case information

rID: 9395
Published: 12th Apr 2010
Last edited: 20th Oct 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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