Ruptured endometrioma presenting as acute abdomen with highly raised serum CA-125 levels: A case report

Anagha Kamath

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A 35 yr old lady, para 2, living 2, with 2 previous caesarean sections, presented with the features of acute abdomen. The clinical and laboratory evaluations revealed a bilateral ovarian mass with solid and cystic components, with raised serum CA-125 levels and raised ESR. The differential diagnosis included abdominal or genital tuberculosis, secondary carcinoma of the ovaries and endometriomas. This case is being reported and discussed in detail, for which an emergency exploratory laporotomy was performed. The intraoperative features suggested the diagnosis of spontaneous peritonitis which was secondary to ruptured b/l ovarian endometriomas.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1109-1110
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 24-10-2011
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)
  • Clinical Biochemistry

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