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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : February | Volume : 10 | Issue : 2 | Page : QD01 - QD02

Forgotten Vaginal Foreign Body Presenting as Cervical Dystocia QD01-QD02

Sonia Chawla, Anshuja Singla, Charu Chandra, Swati Falodia

Dr. Sonia Chawla,
Senior Resident, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology,
University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Delhi-110095, India.

Generally encountered in paediatrics age group, vaginal foreign body is a rare presentation in gynaecological clinics. Inserted as a part of sexual abuse, gratification or psychiatric disorder, these foreign bodies can present with a varied symptomatology. We report a case of 22-year-old female, a victim of domestic violence, who had a foreign body inserted in the vagina which was forgotten. Later it was discovered when she presented at term with cervical dystocia.