Abscess formation post cesarean section due to a piece of latex glove

Edmond Confino*, Edward Zbella, Norbert Gleicher

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Abstract

Pelvic abscesses may develop after retention of foreign bodies. A case is presented in which during drainage of a post cesarean section pelvic abscess a small piece of a latex glove was recovered. The formation of pelvic abscesses due to foreign bodies is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)155-157
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1987

Keywords

  • Foreign body
  • Pelvic abscess

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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