Complications include dehiscence of the repair and formation of luminal adhesions, which can result in pyometria
. Preparation for repair of a cervical defect is similar to that for repair of a third-degree perineal laceration (i.e., sedation, epidural anesthesia, tail wrap and tie, etc.).
Other signs can be: irregular, excessive or prolonged premenopausal bleeding; pyometria
, causing a yellow/watery vaginal discharge; accretion of blood in the uterus: and/or pain in the pelvic regions (Otto 2001).
(101) Types of infections include pyometria
with endomyometritis, bilateral chronic salpingitis, tubo-ovarian abscess and infected fibroids.