Uroclepsia: Definition, Causes, Symptoms, Checkups, and Treatment

Definition of Uroclepsia
 
An abnormal passage between the female reproductive tract and nearby organs, primarily refers to the urinary tract and intestinal tract. Also known as urinary fistula and fecal fistula.
 
Causes of Uroclepsia
 
Birth injuries are the mainly causes for the formation of reproductive tract, and then surgery and radiation injury, especially vaginal radium therapy, tumor infiltration, long-term placement of pessaries and so on.


 
Symptoms of Uroclepsia
 
The manifestation is involuntary leakage of urine from the vagina, the amount of urine leakage depends on the location and size of the fistula. Fecal fistula is common for rectovaginal fistula, the manifestation is uncontrollable fecal incontinence, feces and gas are discharge from the vagina.
 
Checkups of Uroclepsia
 
Colposcope
Vaginal 4D ultrasound
Gynecologic examination
Anal examination
 
Treatment of Uroclepsia
 
Urinary leakage and rectal leakage are complications of vaginal injury or birth injury, traditional patching needs to pick time, it needs to wait for the inflammation to subside,
Beijing Antai Hospital is now using a robotic arm to repair it, it doesn’t need to pick time, any time after the injury can be repaired, with a success rate of more than 90%. 

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