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>Journals >Medicina Cutánea Ibero-Latino-Americana >Year 2003, Issue 5

Valenzuela N, Barnadas MA, Garcés JR, Sancho FJ, Alomar A
Umbilical Endometrosis with Study of Hormonal Receptors
Med Cutan Iber Lat Am 2003; 31 (5)

Language: Español
References: 15
Page: 320-322
PDF: 266.79 Kb.

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Endometriosis is the presence of extrauterine endometrial tissue. Although most cases of endometriosis are located in the pelvis, it may be found in the skin as a spontaneous or secondary lesion. The umbilicus is the most common site for primary cutaneous endometriosis and represents about 1% of all cases of ectopic endometrial tissue. We present a case of spontaneous umbilical endometriosis that a showed positive immunohistochemical reaction for estrogen and progesterone receptors.

Key words: umbilical endometriosis, estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor.


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