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CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 112-114

Laparoscopic management of tubo-ovarian stitch abscess after tubal sterilization


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Surgery, PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kuppam, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Jyoti S Ghongdemath
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,PES Institute of Medical Sciences and Research,Kuppam - 517 425, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-1216.114174

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Tubo-ovarian abscess usually results from ascending infection of the lower genital tract. In few cases, it can occur as a result of direct contamination at the time of tubal sterilization. We describe two rare cases of "tubo-ovarian stitch abscess" after post-partum tubal sterilization and managed successfully by laparoscopy at a tertiary care teaching hospital.


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