Case Report

Iatrogenic Sacral Rectal Prolapse

  • Bahadır Ege
  • Sezai Leventoğlu
  • B. Bülent Menteş
  • Mehmet Oğuz

Turk J Colorectal Dis 2007;17(1):53-56

45-year-old male patient with sacral chordoma had been treated by en-bloc sacral resection 3 years ago. He had urinary and anal incontinence due to his primary illness. Iatrogenic rectum perforation had developed during debridment application for nonhealing sacral wound. This perforation had been primarily sutured. On the third day of operation, dehiscence had occurred at this stage, a loop colostomy was fashioned. After 2 months of his follow-up, sigmoid colon prolapse of approximately 10 cm occurred at the perfored rectal area. Modified Altemeir method which is a treatment alternative for rectal prolapse applied to the patient with a successful income.