COLOUTERINE FISTULA WITH A FOREIGN BODY

Aliya Islam, Sadia Arif

Abstract


Foreign bodies in vagina are known to have been inserted by the patient herself or by some other
person; as an aid to masturbation, sexual intercourse or sexual assault. The two most common
items retained in adult females are tampons and burst condoms. Since long, vaginal deliveries and
Obstetric and Gynaecological interventions have been associated with vesicovaginal and
rectovaginal fistulae. We present a case of a 24 years old Pakistani woman with a colouterine
fistula. Although vesicouterine fistulae have rarely been reported previously, world-literature has
only a few documented cases of colouterine fistula.
Keywords: Colouterine fistula, fistula, primary repair

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