DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20194912

Gossypiboma: a surgical menace

Nitin H. Shah, Aditi V. Joshi, Vaishali N. Shah

Abstract


Gossypiboma is a rare yet devastating complication. It may be a sequela to any kind of surgical procedure, however intra-abdominal surgeries are commonly implicated as the cause for this entity. In chronic cases, it may even lead to severe morbidity. We report a case of gossypiboma post vaginal hysterectomy, diagnosed and treated successfully by laparoscopy.


Keywords


Gossypiboma, Iatrogenic complication, Laparoscopy

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