What are the possible complications of salpingo-oophorectomy?

Updated: Feb 06, 2018
  • Author: Stacie M Ward, MD; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Complications may include the following:

  • Vascular injury and bleeding

  • Injury to adjacent organs (bowel, bladder, ureter)

  • Injury to nerves

  • Infection

  • Deep venous thrombosis

  • Adhesion formation

  • Incisional hernia

  • Ovarian remnant syndrome

  • Anesthesia complications


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