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Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov-Dec;18(6):374-5. doi: 10.1097/SPV.0b013e3182781a89.

Vesicovaginal fistula due to remote history of vaginal foreign body.

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  • 1Department of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA. Janelle.evans@thechristhospital.com

Abstract

OBJECTIVES:

To report an interesting case of a young adult girl who developed a vesicovaginal fistula after removal of a vaginal foreign body.

METHODS:

A chart review was performed for a single patient from the time of presentation in July 2010 until final follow-up encounter.

RESULTS:

A 22-year-old nulliparous woman with a history of removal of a bottle cap from her vagina developed a large vesicovaginal fistula at the bladder neck, which was identified several years later. Closure was via vaginal approach without graft or flap interposition.

CONCLUSIONS:

Although fistula formation after foreign body identification is rare, early identification and appropriate surgical approach is important for improved patient outcomes.

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23143435
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