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Peritonitis due to iatrogenic colpotomy after large loop excision of the transformation zone (LLETZ) in a patient with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia III: our experience of a rare case with review of the literature.
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PMID:  22611967     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
A case of peritonitis as an unusual complication of LLETZ (large loop excision of the transformation zone) for the treatment of CIN III associated with unrecognized iatrogenic posterior colpotomy is presented. After the procedure, the patient developed fever 38.3 degrees C and diffused severe pelvic pain. The contributing factors, prevention and management of this complication are discussed. Also, the complications of cold knife cervical conization and LLETZ procedure are reviewed.
M Varras; C Akrivis; A Anastasiadis; G Lekkas; G Diakakis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of gynaecological oncology     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0392-2936     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Gynaecol. Oncol.     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-05-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8100357     Medline TA:  Eur J Gynaecol Oncol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  214-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Elena Venizelou General Maternity Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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