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Spontaneous resolution of ureterovaginal fistula.
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PMID:  21289389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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OBJECTIVE: We report one case of a spontaneous resolution of a uretero-vaginal fistula, and we review the current diagnostic and therapeutic features of this condition in the literature. METHODS: We present the case of a 41-year-old woman who, during the late postoperative period of a radical hysterectomy, presented episodes of daily and nocturnal incontinence with episodic flank pain compatible with uretero-vaginal fistula. RESULTS: One month after diagnosis the patient does not report incontinence during day or night, and the lumbar pain has disappeared. An intravenous urography shows that there has been a spontaneous resolution of the uretero-vaginal fistula. CONCLUSIONS: Spontaneous resolution of a uretero-vaginal fistula is rare. Most fistulas require endourological or surgical treatment.
Authors:
Alberto Palacios Hernández; Pablo Eguíluz Lumbreras; Oscar Heredero Zorzo; Javier García García; Florencio Cañada de Arriba; Federico Pérez Herrero; Manuel Herrero Polo; Ramón Gómez Zancajo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archivos espanoles de urologia     Volume:  64     ISSN:  1576-8260     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-2-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0064757     Medline TA:  Arch Esp Urol     Country:  -    
Other Details:
Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  66-69     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Urology Department. Hospital Clínico Universitario de Salamanca. Salamanca. Spain.
Vernacular Title:
Resolución espontánea de fístula uretero-vaginal.
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