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Large Cystocele With Spontaneous Vesicovaginal Fistula.
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PMID:  22840870     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vesicovaginal fistulae (VVF) caused by cystoceles are very rare. To date, there are no documented cases in English literature. A 77-year-old woman presented with near total incontinence. On physical examination, she was found to have severe vaginal atrophy and pressure necrosis of the anterior vaginal wall, which caused partial thickness erosion and breakdown of the mucosa. A fistula had formed but there was no obvious full thickness necrosis. She underwent a combined vesicovaginal fistula repair with pubovaginal sling.
Authors:
Rachel Baublet Head; Kelci Walker; Charles Secrest
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-7-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1527-9995     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-7-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366151     Medline TA:  Urology     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Urology Division, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MI.
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