Background: Supracervical hysterectomy, a surgical technique that involves removal of the uterus while preserving the cervix, places women at an increased risk for future morbidity. Case: The patient presented 7 years after laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy for benign disease, with pelvic pain, urinary frequency, abdominal bloating, and tenderness. Surgical exploration revealed myometrial implants, along with a larger mass on the mesentery of the sigmoid composed of endometrium with complex atypical hyperplasia in a patient without a prior history of complex atypical hyperplasia. The patient was symptom-free 6 months postoperatively. Conclusion: Histology found during reoperation after laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy includes endometriosis, residual endometrium, and leiomyomas. In this case, a woman with no prior history of endometrial atypia later developed complex adenomatous endometrial hyperplasia in a peritoneal implant. This finding adds to the list of possible complications after laparoscopic-assisted supracervical hysterectomy and uterine morcellation.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology