Revista Matronas

Revista Matronas

DICIEMBRE 2019 N° 3 Volumen 7

Care for complex episiotomy. A case report

Section: Caso Clínico

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Villacampa Alonso M. Cuidados de una episiotomía compleja. Caso clínico. Matronas hoy. 2019; 7(3):42-6.


Marta Villacampa Alonso


Especialista en Enfermería Obstétrico-ginecológica (matrona) y sexóloga. Centro de salud de Valdespartera (Zaragoza).

Contact email: mavillalonso@gmail.com


Episiotomy wound dehiscence is one of the most frequent complications that can appear; generally, it is the consequence of an infection. Watch-and-wait and wound care are recommended for its healing.
A case report is presented with episiotomy wound dehiscence involving the muscular plane, specifically the bulbocavernous muscle, which is unusual because only the skin plane is typically involved.


childbirth; episiotomy; wound dehiscence; infectionantibiotics

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Cuidados de una episiotomía compleja. Caso clínico

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