Christen Mowad

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Cutaneous Endometriosis (umbilical endometriosis,cicatricial endometriosis, endometrioma, or ectopic endometrial tissue)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Pelvic endometriosis affects around 10% of females of reproductive age. Involvement typically includes the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterosacral ligaments, rectovaginal septum and peritoneum. Less than 15% of patients with pelvic endometriosis have coexistent extrapelvic endometriosis, which is most commonly found either intraabdominally (intestinal, renal, and appendiceal involvement) or in…

Inflammatory Tattoo Reaction

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Most tattoos are the result of intentional placement of exogenous insoluble pigments into the dermis via repeated needle punctures for the purposes of decoration or on the basis of one’s culture. Other less commonly encountered tattoo forms include cosmetic enhancement…

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