A new classification for female genital tract fistula.

Abstract

Neglected prolonged obstructed labour is the most common cause of genital tract fistulae worldwide. Pressure necrosis of soft pelvic tissues occurs between the impacted fetal presenting part and the bony maternal pelvis. Other obstetric reasons for genital tract fistulae include vaginal trauma and laceration from instrumental deliveries or spontaneous… (More)

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