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Pol. Merkur. Lek (Pol. Med. J.), 2017, XLII/249: 121-124

Title: Intestinal endometriosis – a case report 

Author: Krzemiński S. 

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Intestinal endometriosis – a case report


Krzemiński S.

Małopolska District Medical Commission of the Ministry of Internal Affair in Cracow, Poland

Endometriosis intestines due to its non-specific symptoms can pose diagnostic problems, a lack of or incorrect treatment worsens the quality of life, sometimes leading to serious complications. The differential diagnosis of abdominal pain, especially in patients of reproductive age should be taken disease into account. Often abdominal pain in young women are classified as a functional gastrointestinal disorder, and only carefully collected intelligence allows you to focus on the diagnosis of endometriosis, especially if the symptoms significantly impair quality of life.
A case report
. A woman 32 year old who was admitted to the department of gastroenterology because of increasing pain in the abdomen. Due to the deteriorating condition of the patient, the characteristics of mechanical obstruction on imaging studies was transferred to the surgical ward with suspected Crohn’s disease. She was treated surgically. Histopathological examination found endometriosis.
Conclusions
. Endometriosis outside the sex system can lead to serious complications.

Key words: intestinal endometriosis, bowel endometriosis stomach pain (abdominal pain)

Pol Med J, 2017; XLII (249); 121–124