A Rare Complication of Abdominal Drain: Fallopian Tube Herniation Through the Drain Site

Dilek Uygur
Seval Erdinç
Hülya Dede
Ümit Taşdemir
Oktay Kaymak
Nuri Danışman
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Abstract

Prophylactic drainage of the peritoneal cavity after obstetrical and gynecological surgery is widely practiced. The idea of “when in doubt, drain” is accepted and applied clinically by many surgeons. However, surgically placed drains are not without risk. The present case describes herniation of fallopian tube during the removal of a surgical drain placed after a cesarean section.

Keywords

Drain, Fallopian tube, Herniation


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