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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2011;54(7):390-394.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5468/KJOG.2011.54.7.390    Published online July 1, 2011.
A case of vesicovaginal fistula after loop electrosurgical excisional procedure.
Sang Son Cho, Woo Dae Kang, Seok Mo Kim, Ho Sun Choi
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chonnam National University Medical School, Gwangju, Korea. hschoi@jnu.ac.kr
Abstract
Loop electrosurgical excisional procedure (LEEP) is a well known and effective method for the treatment of precancerous lesion of cervix. It has the advantage of being simultaneously diagnostic and therapeutic. Complications of the LEEP are usually few and mild, mainly bleeding, discomfort and infection. The vesicovaginal fistula, which occurres as a consequence of LEEP is very rare condition that has not been reported in Korea. We present a case of vesicovaginal fistula that resulted from LEEP with a brief review of the literature.
Key Words: Loop electrosurgical excision procedure, Complications, Vesicovaginal fistula


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