Recurrent Periclitoreal Abscess Due To Birth Injury: A Case Report
Keywords:Periclitoral abscess, Perineal injury, Vaginal birth
Periclitoral abscess is a rare cause of severe vulvar pain and exceedingly infrequent occurance after perineal injury of vaginal birth. Case: A 39-year-old woman was presented with severe tenderness and swelling of her clitoris. She had been similar complaints for approximately 2 years with multiple rounds of antibiotics after her last vaginal birth including injury of periclitoral region. Treatment consisted of a
wide local drainage of the abscess, and restoration of the periclitoral area. Healing was not delayed and no discomfort has been reported postoperatively. Curative theraphy of a recurrent clitoral abscess can be accomplished by surgical treatment with preservation of the clitoris.
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