Post abortal broad ligament abscess: report of a case
AbstractA case of postabortal Broad ligament abscess following an illegal induced abortion is presented. The diagnosis was made intraoperatively and the abscess drained at laparotomy. The difficulty in preoperative diagnosis of broad ligament abscess and problems of unsafe abortions in developing economies are highlighted. Preventive measures against morbidities/mortalities from unsafe abortions are suggested.
Key Words: Illegal abortion, Broad ligament, abscess, diagnosis
Nigerian Journal of Surgical Research Vol.5(1&2) 2003: 171-173