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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 55  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 83-85

Osteomyelits of the pubic bone with vesicocutaneous - vesicovaginal fistula: A delayed complication of post-cervical cancer radiotherapy

1 Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery, National University Hospital, Singapore
2 Plastic and Reconstructive Services, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

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Abhijeet Ashok Salunke
Clinical Fellow Orthopaedic Oncosurgery, Hand & Reconstructive Microsurgery, National University Hospital, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074

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DOI: 10.4103/0300-1652.128179

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Vagino-vesico-cutaneous fistula is a rare condition characterised by continuous dribbling of urine and secondary infection of the involved areas with poor self-esteem. Osteomyelitis is delayed complication of radiotherapy treatment for cervical cancer. Treatment of these conditions is a challenging entity especially after previous surgery and irradiation. We present a case of vesicocutaneous - vesico vaginal fistula with osteomyelits of the right pubic bone which was a late complication of post-cervical cancer radiotherapy.

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