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

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GORM Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine, cilt.19, ss.47-48, 2013 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Cilt numarası: 19
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: GORM Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.47-48


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.