Vaginal injury resulting from sliding down a water chute

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Mar;166(3):930-1. doi: 10.1016/0002-9378(92)91366-i.


A 27-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of profuse vaginal bleeding from a vaginal laceration caused by the impact of water to the perineum after sliding down a water chute. At the time of the accident the patient was using a vaginal tampon. The potential mechanism for this trauma is discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Play and Playthings
  • Tampons, Surgical / adverse effects
  • Uterine Hemorrhage / etiology
  • Vagina / injuries*
  • Water
  • Wounds, Penetrating / complications
  • Wounds, Penetrating / etiology*


  • Water