Objective: The recto-vaginal
fistula is an abnormal communication between the previous wall of the rectum
and the posterior face of the vagina through the recto-vaginal septum. They are
often due to the obstetric traumas and they can be of post-surgical origin.
Methods: We report five cases of patients with obstetric recto-vaginal fistula
and all of the patients have surgical intervention with a resection of the fistulous
route and rectal wall. Results: The patient did not present any recidivating
and the evolution is satisfactory without complications or recidivating. Conclusion:
The treatment of recto-vaginal fistula is often difficult exposed to
recurrence; and the therapeutic indications must be adapted to every type of
fistula by taking into account its size, its
location and its etiology.
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