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A vesicovaginal fistula and intravesical foreign body. A rare case of the neglected pessary.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2386146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of neglected pessary is presented. After erosion through the anterior vaginal and bladder walls the device came to rest entirely within the bladder. Surgical management of removal of the pessary and repair of the resulting vesicovaginal fistula are described. Appropriate use of supportive pessaries as well as complications of misuse and neglect are discussed.
I Goldstein; G J Wise; M L Tancer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  163     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-14     Completed Date:  1990-09-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  589-91     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 11219.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Foreign Bodies / complications*
Urinary Bladder*
Vesicovaginal Fistula / etiology*

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