Vaginal Abnormalities

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A non-perforated hymen shows up as a protrusion at the location of the vaginal opening by an accumulation of uterine and vaginal secretions resulting from the maternal estrogen. The treatment consists in an operative drainage.

The majority of congenital vaginal abnormalities rarely occurs. Abnormalities of the vagina may occur as vaginal agenesis, transfer, duplication and fusion. The Duplikations- and fusion anomalies have different manifestations (eg., 2 uteri, uterus necks 2, 2 vaginae or 2 uterus with a uterine neck and a vagina). In girls, a malformation of the urogenital sinus, wherein the urinary system and the genital open into a common channel, and malformations of the cloaca may occur in the urinary tract, genitals and anus open into a common channel. A non-perforated hymen shows up as a protrusion at the location of the vaginal opening by an accumulation of uterine and vaginal secretions resulting from the maternal estrogen. The treatment consists in an operative drainage. The diagnosis is usually based on clinical examination, ultrasound and retrograde contrast examinations. The Duplikations- and fusion anomalies must be corrected surgically sometimes.

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