Youssef’s syndrome following caesarean section: a rare case with review of literature
Keywords:Menouria, Urinary incontinence, Vesicouterine fistula, Youssef syndrome
Youssef’s syndrome is a rare condition characterized by vesicouterine fistula with cyclic haematuria, amenorrhoea and incontinence of urine. A vesicouterine fistula is an abnormal connection between the uterus and bladder that most commonly occur due to inadvertent injury to the bladder during lower segment caesarean section. Vesicouterine fistula leads to psychological and has the negative impact on quality of life. A high suspicion should be kept in mind if the patient presents with urinary incontinence even many years after caesarean section. However, conservative management may be appropriate in some cases, but the definitive mode of management is surgery. Hereby authors present a 22-year-old para 2 live 2 (previous 2 caesarean section) with vesicouterine fistula with the complaint of urinary incontinence, cyclical haematuria (menouria) and amenorrhoea a year after caesarean section done due to obstructed labour.
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