Korean J Fam Pract. 2018; 8(6): 931-934  https://doi.org/10.21215/kjfp. 2018.8.6.931
Pyometra Secondary to Several Fecal Impaction: A Case Report
Youngmi Min1,*, Migyeong Jang2, Jiwon U2
Departments of 1Family Medicine, 2Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dongsuwon General Hospital, Suwon, Korea
Youngmi Min
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Received: March 16, 2018; Revised: June 15, 2018; Accepted: June 18, 2018; Published online: December 20, 2018.
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Pyometra, a collection of purulent material in the uterine cavity, occurs when there is an interference with the normal drainage. It is an uncommon condition with a reported incidence ranging from 0.1% to 0.5% in all gynecological patients. We report a case of pyometra secondary to severe fecal impaction in a bedridden patient in a nursing home.
Keywords: Uterus; Pyometra; Fecal Impaction; Nursing Home; Bedridden

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