Full text. Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (M), or click on a page. Ind Med Gaz. Jan;77(1) A Case of Hymen Imperforata. Paladhi MN(1). Author information: (1)Lohaghat Dispensary, Almora, Himalayas. PMCID. Perineal examination showed a bluish bulging hymen. Transabdominal ultrasonography revealed a dense mass in the pelvis measuring about.

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Usual initial imaging modality of diagnosis, it shows a distended fluid-filled vagina haematocolpos and uterus haematometra with internal echoes representing hemorrhage of various ages. During a 2-month follow-up, the patient was asymptomatic and started to have regular menstrual cycles. J Reprod Med ; An imperforate hymen is formed during fetal development when the sinovaginal bulbs fail to canalize with the rest of imprforata vagina. Please review our privacy policy.

Retrieved May 9, At examination we observed imperfkrata painful mass in the lower abdomen and normal secondary sex characteristics.

Swollen abdomen with haematometra due to an imperforate hymen and the abdomen after hymenectomy. Adams Hillard June 12, Tuncer R, Tunali N.


The aim of this communication is to increase awareness of imperforate hymen among clinicians examining adolescent girls with lower abdominal pain. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

Treatment of imperforate hymen by application of Foley catheter.

Imperforate hymen

Scand J Urol Nephrol ; Danforth’s Obstetrics and Gynecology. A similar condition, cribriform hymenis diagnosed when the hymen contains many minute openings. Wilkinson and Stone Atlas im;erforata Vulvar Disease 3rd ed. Most patients had no sexual dysfunction.

A Case of Hymen Imperforata.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Because the vaginal outflow is obstructed by the non-perforated hymen, menstrual blood accumulates in the vagina haematocolpos and the uterus haematometra. Both the recessive and dominant modes of transmission have been suggested, but no genetic markers or mutations have been proven as aetiological factors. Retrieved from ” https: Author information Copyright and License information Disclaimer. No other members of her family had similar or other physical complaints.

The most common symptoms of an imperforate hymen are cyclical abdominal pain and urinary retention, usually presenting between the ages of 13 and 15 years when menarche occurs. Before surgical intervention in adolescents, symptoms can be relieved by the combined oral contraceptive pill taken continuously to suppress the imperforaat cycle or NSAIDs to relieve pain.


Endometriosis and mullerian anomalies.

Imperforate hymen – Wikipedia

Clitoromegaly Progestin-induced virilization Pseudohermaphroditism True hermaphroditism. She was asymptomatic until a year previously.

Imperforate hymen should be differentiated from a low transverse vaginal septum using the Valsalva manoeuvre: J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol ; An unusual case of urinary retention due to imperforate hymen. It is seen in approximately 1 in females, although information on the true incidence is difficult to obtain. J Chin Med Assoc ; Int J Epidemiol ; Vaginal septum Vaginal hypoplasia Imperforate hymen Vaginal adenosis Cloacal exstrophy Vaginal atresia.

Hematocolpometra manifesting as constipation in the young female. Hematocolpometra presenting as urinary retention. This page was last edited on 22 Septemberat You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel impperforata the keyboard imperforat keys. No other gross external abnormalities of the external genitalia were observed.

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