International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 20, Issue 12, pp 1515–1517 | Cite as

Vesical endometriosis following the menopause

  • Takahiro Maeda
  • Yasumitsu Uchida
  • Fumio Nakajima
Case Report


We report a rare case of vesical endometriosis in a 65-year-old postmenopausal woman. An abdominal hysterectomy had been performed 34 years previously, and exogenous estrogens had not been administered. The hormone levels were normal for a castrated female subject. The patient was treated surgically with transurethral resection and the following hormonal therapy. Endometriosis of the urinary tract can happen even in postmenopausal women.


Bladder Endometriosis Menopause 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Takahiro Maeda
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yasumitsu Uchida
    • 1
  • Fumio Nakajima
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyKeiyu HospitalYokohamaJapan
  2. 2.Department of UrologyKeio University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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