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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016, 4(3), 91-92
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-3-5
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Sigmoid Diverticulitis: A Rare Complication of Colovaginoplasty

Ahmed Monier Sherif1, , John Feldman1, Rajendra Kedar1 and Todd Hazelton1

1Radiology Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

Pub. Date: April 07, 2016

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Ahmed Monier Sherif, John Feldman, Rajendra Kedar and Todd Hazelton. Sigmoid Diverticulitis: A Rare Complication of Colovaginoplasty. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016; 4(3):91-92. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-3-5


Colovaginoplasty is a surgical technique using a segment of the colon along its vascular pedicle to form neovagina and its lining. This surgery is usually performed on women with androgen insensitivity syndrome, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, vaginal agenesis, müllerian agenesis, and in sex reassignment surgery. We report a case sigmoid diverticulitis in a 64 years old female with history of colovaginoplasty transgender surgery using sigmoid colon. The literature is reviewed, and MRI imaging findings are highlighted.

Neovaginal construction Magnetic Resonance Imaging Transgender surgery Colonic diverticulitis

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