Vesicouterine tiny fistula 8 years aftera cesarean section – case report


Authors: J. Špaček jr. 1;  P. Navrátil 1;  J. Kestřánek 2;  J. Špaček 2;  J. Doležal 3;  M. Broďák 1
Authors‘ workplace: Urologická klinika LF UK a FN, Hradec Králové, přednosta doc. MUDr. M. Broďák, Ph. D. 1;  Klinika porodnictví a gynekologie, LF UK a FN, Hradec Králové, přednosta doc. MUDr. J. Špaček, Ph. D., IFEPAG 2;  Centrum reprodukčního zdraví – Arleta, Kostelec nad Orlicí, vedoucí lékař MUDr. J. Doležal 3
Published in: Čes. Gynek.2013, 78, č. 6 s. 528-530
Category: Original Article

Overview

Objective:
To describe a case of uterovesical fistula after cesarean section with symptoms of vulvovaginal discomfort.

Design:
Case report.

Setting:
Department of Urology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital and Medical Faculty in Hradec Kralove, Charles University Prague.

Conclusion:
Uterovesical fistula is a rare and unusual complication of cesarean section. Uterovesical fistula is tough to diagnose because of unspecific symptoms. A multidisciplinary approach is necessary for its successful diagnosis and treatment.

Keywords:
fistula – operative delivery – secondary sterility – vulvovaginal discomfort


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine

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