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Year 2021 - Volume 31 - Issue 3

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Urethrocutaneous Fistula After Transobturator Tape Operation

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JCOG. 2021;31(3):100-2
DOI: 10.5336/jcog.2021-81586
Article Language: EN
Copyright Ⓒ 2020 by Türkiye Klinikleri. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)
The cause of urogenital fistulas can be surgical from either obstetric or gynecological. While its common presentation is continuous drainage of urine from the urinary system through the fistula, rarely it can be presented as an abscess. Our case was the first case of urethrocutaneous fistula after transobturator tape operation presented as an abscess. In this case report, an urethrocutaneous fistula developed in a 49-year-an old woman after a transobturator tape operation was mentioned. The fistula was treated with mesh removal and follow-up. In literature, our case is the first case of urethrocutaneous fistula after transobturator tape operation. In conclusion, urinary tract fistulas, which are rare, sometimes manifest themselves as abscesses. These cases can be solved by a high index of suspicion.
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