DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20212989

An unusual presentation of Gossypiboma associated with secondary infertility: a case report

Eshwarya J. Kaur, Ganesh Saravagi

Abstract


Gossypibomas are a rare cause of surgical morbidity and mortality. When unrecognised in the perioperative period, they can present later with a myriad of abdominal complications. We present an unusual case of gossypiboma that was discovered as a cause of secondary infertility, misdiagnosed as a complex adnexal mass. After a definitive diagnosis was made, the removal of gossypiboma restored fertility in the patient successfully.


Keywords


Gossypiboma, Infertility Puerperal sepsis

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