Prophylactic drainage of the peritoneal cavity after obstetrical and gynecological surgery is widely practiced. The idea of “when in doubt, drain” is accepted and applied clinically by many surgeons. However, surgically placed drains are not without risk. The present case describes herniation of fallopian tube during the removal of a surgical drain placed after a cesarean section.
free text keywords: Drain, Fallopian tube, Herniation, lcsh:Medicine, lcsh:R, lcsh:Gynecology and obstetrics, lcsh:RG1-991