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Title: Gonorrhoea of the sigmoid neovagina in a male-to-female transgender
Authors: van der Sluis, A. B.
Bouman, M.
Gijs, Luk ×
van Bodegraven, A. A. #
Issue Date: Jul-2015
Publisher: Royal Society of Medicine Services Ltd.
Series Title: International Journal of STD & AIDS vol:26 issue:8 pages:595-598
Abstract: A 33-year-old male-to-female transgender consulted our outpatient clinic with perneovaginal bleeding during and following coitus. Four-years before, she underwent a total laparoscopic sigmoïd neovaginaplasty. Physical, histological and endoscopic examination revealed neither focus of active bleeding nor signs of active inflammation. A polymerase chain reaction test performed on a neovaginal swab showed gonococcal infection. Treatment consisted of 500 mg intramuscular ceftriaxone. Three weeks later, our patient reported resolution of symptoms, consistent with eredication of Gonocuccus Neisseria demonstrated by a follow-up neovaginal swab polymerase chain reaction. To our knowledge, this is the first case report of gonococcal infection of the sigmoïd neovagina.
ISSN: 0956-4624
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Non-KU Leuven Association publications
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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