Journal of Clinical Case Reports

ISSN: 2165-7920

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Prema D’Cunha

Father Muller Medical College Hospital, Father Muller’s Rd, Kankanady, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

  • Case Report   
    Management of Uterocutaneous Fistula: A Stepwise Approach
    Author(s): Mini Mathew*, Joylene D’Almeida, Ashish Shivendra Singhal, Sujaya V Rao, Prema D’Cunha and Shannon Francesca Fernandes

    A fistula is an abnormal tract that connects two epithelial surfaces and occurs as a result of trauma, surgery, or infections. Most uterine fistulae are between the uterus and the bladder (utero-vesical) or between the uterus and the bowel (utero-colonic) due to postoperative injuries or infectious conditions. Utero-cutaneous fistula (communication between the uterus and skin) is a rare condition, accounting for only a few reports in the existing literature. We describe a patient with fistula following a caesarean section who did not respond to medical or surgical (secondary suturing) treatment. She underwent fistulectomy with repair of the uterus and abdominal wall. The procedure led to a successful outcome... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2165-7920.2023.13.1546

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