Growth and rupture of an ovarian endometrioma in pregnancy

P. Vercellini, A. Ferrari, N. Vendola, S. G. Carinelli

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Pregnancy has long been considered to have beneficial effects on endometriosis. We describe a patient who underwent emergency exploratory laparotomy at gestation week 35 for rupture of an ovarian endometrioma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)203-205
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1992


  • abdominal pain
  • Endometriosis
  • ovarian cyst
  • pregnancy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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