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Case Report

Year: 2017 | Month: Aug | Volume: 7 | Issue: 8 | Pages: 484-487

Laparoscopic Management of Pelvic Puerperal Abscess

Dr Neha Goyal1, Dr Nikita Trehan2, Dr Hafeez Rehmaan3, Dr Dhruv Gohil4

1MS Obs Gynaec, 2DNB Obsgyn, FMIS, 3MD Obsgyn, 4MS Obsgyn,
Sunrise Hospital Delhi

Corresponding Author: Dr Neha Goyal


Puerperal infections are a leading cause of morbidity even in the present era especially in developing countries. With advent of potent antibiotics most of the cases are managed conservatively, however resistant cases still warrant a surgical exploration. Traditionally it meant laparotomy, however with improving minimal invasive techniques and skills laparoscopy might be a suitable alternative in properly selected patients. We report our experience of successful management of one such case laparoscopically.

Key words: Puerperal infection, pelvic abscess, laparoscopy.

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