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Recto-Bartholin's duct fistula: a case report

Young Sun Kim, Hyo Sang Han, Min Woo Seo, Woo Suk Kim, Jin Hyung Lee, Nae Kyeong Park, Jae Hong Sang
Gynecologic and Obstetric Investigation 2015, 79 (2): 136-8
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Bartholin's duct cysts, the most common growths in the vulva, occur in the labia majora. The cyst may become infected, and an abscess may develop in the gland. Rectovaginal fistula is a rare complication and its formation is secondary to Bartholin's cyst; only 4 cases have been reported in the literature so far. In this case, the fistula was located between the rectum and a Bartholin's duct, rather than the vagina and the rectum. We present the first case of a recto-Bartholin's duct fistula, performed surgical excision and fistulectomy. Postoperative treatment with antibiotics resulted in the complete resolution of all lesions at the 3-month follow-up.

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