Spontaneous Transvaginal Sigmoid Colon Evisceration and Sepsis From Complete Procidentia


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Abstract

BackgroundTransvaginal bowel evisceration is an exceptionally rare event. Most reported cases are of small bowel evisceration in postmenopausal women who have undergone hysterectomy.CaseHere, we report an isolated case of complete procidentia and spontaneous sigmoid colon evisceration leading to sepsis in an 89-year-old woman with no surgical history.ConclusionsWe highlight the risk factors, clinical presentation, and treatment options for this unique multidisciplinary emergency.

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