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Bizarre Foreign Objects in the Genital Tract—Our Experience and Review of Literature

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Foreign objects in the genital tract are commonly encountered by clinicians in all age groups. Patients may or may not be aware of its presence in the body. Usually presenting as offensive vaginal discharge, rare misplacement of these objects may result in fatal complications. Detailed history and clinical examination are central to diagnosis although imaging modalities may be required in misplaced objects. Proper management can prevent morbidity and mortality resulting from complications. Presented here is a series of three cases where patients presenting with varied complaints were diagnosed with genital foreign bodies and managed.

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Pushplata, S. , Devyani, M. , Pyari, J. and Deo, S. (2014) Bizarre Foreign Objects in the Genital Tract—Our Experience and Review of Literature. Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4, 427-431. doi: 10.4236/ojog.2014.47063.

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