Recurrent thigh abscess with necrotizing fasciitis from a retained transobturator sling segment.

@article{Rardin2009RecurrentTA,
  title={Recurrent thigh abscess with necrotizing fasciitis from a retained transobturator sling segment.},
  author={Charles R. Rardin and Richard J. D. Moore and Ren{\'e}e Melva Ward and Deborah L. Myers},
  journal={Journal of minimally invasive gynecology},
  year={2009},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={84-7}
}
A woman who underwent transobturator sling surgery for urinary incontinence experienced early vaginal mesh erosion, and underwent a partial sling removal. Several months later, she developed recurrent right thigh and groin abscesses and necrotizing fasciitis. The source of the infection, a retained segment of mesh in the obturator space, was identified only after several operative procedures and referrals. This case illustrates several of the areas of concern with the introduction of new… CONTINUE READING
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