obstetric fistula(redirected from obstetric genital fistula)
a general term for a postparturition fistula between the vagina or cervix and the urinary or gastrointestinal tract.
Synonym(s): obstetric genital fistula
A complication of excessively prolonged labor and childbirth in which the blood supply to the vagina is interrupted, leading to tissue death and the development of a tract between the vagina and the large bowel or the urinary bladder.
See also: fistula