2nd October 2019


What is the difference between dehiscence and evisceration?

Evisceration is a rare but severe surgical complication where the surgical incision opens (dehiscence) and the abdominal organs then protrude or come out of the incision (evisceration). Evisceration is an emergency and should be treated as such.

Keeping this in consideration, what causes dehiscence?

Dehiscence can also be caused by inadequate undermining (cutting the skin away from the underlying tissues) of the wound during surgery, excessive tension on the wound edges caused by lifting or straining, or the wound being located on a highly mobile or high tension area such as the back, shoulders or legs.

What is facial nerve dehiscence?

FND was defined as any discontinuity in the bony. structure of the fallopian canal producing abnormal. communication between the middle ear space or. Figure 1- Dehiscence of the mastoid segment of the facial nerve with protruding (arrow) mimics a granuloma during a cholesteatoma surgery.

What is a uterine scar dehiscence?

Cesarean section uterine scar dehiscence (CSD) is a rare. but notable complication of Lower segment cesarean section. (LSCS) surgery. Underlying defects in the uterus like a. cesarean scar are implicated in most circumstances.