Vaginal Evisceration During Pessary Fitting and Treatment With Immediate Colpocleisis

  title={Vaginal Evisceration During Pessary Fitting and Treatment With Immediate Colpocleisis},
  author={Rachel S. Rubin and Keisha A. Jones and Ozgur H. Harmanli},
  journal={Obstetrics \& Gynecology},
BACKGROUND: Complications from pessaries are rare and occur predominantly as a result of neglect and loss to follow-up. We report a case of vaginal evisceration at the time of pessary insertion, which was repaired with concomitant colpocleisis. CASE: An 82-year-old woman with stage IV pelvic organ prolapse (POP) presented for a routine pessary fitting, which resulted in vaginal evisceration and displacement of the pessary into the abdomen. She was treated successfully with immediate… 

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