Vaginal Rupture and Evisceration in a Patient With Chronic Rectocele: A Case Report and Literature Review

Jazmín M. Cole, Paulette I. Abbas, Aparna Kamat, Michele Curtis, Daniel J. Bonville


While uterine prolapse is not uncommon in postmenopausal women, vaginal rupture and evisceration of small bowel in a patient without prior abdominal or pelvic surgery is a rare entity. We present a case of a 79-year-old woman with a prolonged history of uterine prolapse and rectocele who presented with vaginal rupture with subsequent evisceration and incarceration of her small bowel mandating emergent surgery.

J Curr Surg. 2019;9(4):57-60


Uterine prolapse; Enterocele; Vaginal rupture; Evisceration; Gynecology; General surgery

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