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Intestinal prolapse through the vagina.
  1. R. V. Patankar,
  2. S. D. Scott,
  3. F. P. McGinn
  1. Department of General Surgery, Southampton General Hospital, UK.


    We describe the case of a 68-year-old woman who presented with an acute onset spontaneous vaginal vault rupture and intestinal prolapse through the vagina. Results of a literature survey are presented and the causes of vaginal vault rupture are discussed.

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