Endoscopy Management of Endometrial Ossification Associated With Secondary Infertility: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Gninlgninrin Apollinaire Horo, Kacou Edele Aka, Aboulaye Toure, Abdoul Koffi, Konan Seni, Mamourou Kone

Abstract


The osseous metaplasia of the endometrium is a rare disease. It is very often discovered incidentally during the balance sheet infertility in women. The lesion is suspected in an ultrasound, a hysterosalpingography or a hysteroscanner. However, the diagnosis and treatment are done with hysteroscopy. It is either secondary to an abortion with persistence of fetal bone or due to a true osseous metaplasia of endometrial tissue. We report a case of a patient diagnosed with bone metaplasia in hysteroscanner and treated with hysteroscopy. The patient contracted a spontaneous pregnancy 12 months later, which resulted in the birth of a living child weighing 3,000 g.




J Clin Gynecol Obstet. 2016;5(1):45-49
doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.14740/jcgo385w

Keywords


Osseous metaplasia; Infertility; Hysteroscopy; Hysteroscanner

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