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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 4S2 ( October-December, 2018 ) > List of Articles


Youssef Syndrome Following Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section: A Case Report

Ritu Agarwal, Sakshi Nanda, Bhumika Vyas, Kavita Mistry

Keywords : Cesarean section, Cystoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Youssef syndrome

Citation Information : Agarwal R, Nanda S, Vyas B, Mistry K. Youssef Syndrome Following Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section: A Case Report. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2018; 10 (4S2):432-434.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1639

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Youssef syndrome which is also known as vesicouterine fistula is a very rare condition with an incidence of 1–4%. It is an iatrogenic complication, the cesarean section being a common etiology while vaginal birth after cesarean section is uncommon. It may have delayed presentation ranging from weeks to years. It can be diagnosed with sonography, cystoscopy, magnetic resonance imaging, but hysteroscopy is more reliable. The definitive management is a surgical treatment only.

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