Recurrent Periclitoreal Abscess Due To Birth Injury: A Case Report

Authors

  • Suna Özdemir Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Selçuk University Faculty of Medicine, Konya
  • Kazım Gezginç Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Selçuk University Faculty of Medicine, Konya
  • Alaa Mahmoud Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Selçuk University Faculty of Medicine, Konya

Keywords:

Periclitoral abscess, Perineal injury, Vaginal birth

Abstract

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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Published

2009-08-12

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Özdemir S, Gezginç K, Mahmoud A. Recurrent Periclitoreal Abscess Due To Birth Injury: A Case Report. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2009Aug.12 [cited 2022Jan.18];15(2):113-5. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/416

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