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Indian Journal of Mednodent and Allied Sciences
Year : 2016, Volume : 4, Issue : 1
First page : ( 35) Last page : ( 38)
Print ISSN : 2347-6192. Online ISSN : 2347-6206.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2347-6206.2016.00004.2

Uterocutaneous Fistula –A Rare Clinical Entity

Ravitheja A.1, Jyothirmayee K.1, Reddy P. Chiranjeevi2, Bhaskar K.1

1Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Santhiram Medical College and General Hospital, Nandyal, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

2Professor and Head of Department, Department of General Surgery, Santhiram Medical College and General Hospital, Nandyal, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh

Online published on 3 August, 2016.

Abstract

Uterocutaneous fistula is a rare complication that may follow caesarean section. Herein is described a rare case of uterocutaneous fistula. The 35-year-old P3 L3 female patient presented to general surgery OPD with complaints of bleeding from sinus near the caesarean section scar site for last 2 years. She underwent three caesarean sections in the past. Laparotomy was performed. Conservative surgical treatment was successful. At 6-month follow-up, hysteroscopy revealed a normal uterine cavity. We conclude that conservative surgical treatment can be an efficient procedure.

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Keywords

Uterocutaneous fistula, Fistulogram, Post-caesarean complication, Fistula, Caesarean section, Hysteroscopy, Granulation tissue.

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