Migrating clips--a complication of laparoscopic sterilization with Filshie clips

Scheel-Hincke, J.D.; Berendtsen, H.

Ugeskrift for Laeger 156(32): 4592-4593


ISSN/ISBN: 0041-5782
PMID: 7992396
Document Number: 366234
The most common method for female sterilization in Denmark is laparoscopic tubal application of Filshie clips. We describe a case of a 35 year old women admitted with a right inguinal abscess. A Filshie clips that had been inserted five years earlier was found by surgical exploration of the abscess. Possible pathogenetic and etiological factors are discussed.

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