J Surg Tech Proced | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access
Gionga P1*, Panidis S1 , Chorti A1 , Tzikos G1 , Vouchara A1 , Pentara NV2 , Pana A3 , Ioannidis A1 , Paramythiotis D1 , Michalopoulos A1
1Propaedeutic Surgical Department, University Hospital of Thessaloniki AHEPA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece 2Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Thessaloniki AHEPA, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece 3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Papageorgiou Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece
*Correspondance to: Persefoni GiongaFulltext PDF
Background: According to the literature, the postcoital rectovaginal rupture is a traumatic injury related to nonconsensual intercourse or the insertion of foreign objects. Case Report: We are presenting a rare case of rectovaginal rupture as a result of consensual vaginal intercourse, along with a review of the relevant literature. A 30-year-old woman came to the emergency department with vaginal and rectal bleeding after self-reported consensual coitus. It was mentioned no insertion of a foreign object in the vagina or in the anus. During the rectal examination that followed, it was detected a rupture of the anterior rectal wall. Intraoperatively, a ruptured posterior vaginal wall with wide communication with the rectum extending to the anal sphincters was ascertained. Primary repair of the rupture and end sigmoidostomy was performed successfully. Conclusion: Injuries involving the sphincter mechanism of the anus are extremely rare in the literature.
Rectal injury; Vaginal injury; Coital injury
Gionga P, Panidis S, Chorti A, Tzikos G, Vouchara A, Pentara NV, et al. Rectovaginal Rupture after Consensual Vaginal Intercourse: A Rare Case and Review of the Literature. J Surg Tech Proced. 2022;6(2):1055..