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>Journals >Ginecología y Obstetricia de México >Year 2012, Issue 07


Bautista GE, Morales-García V, Flores-Romero AL, Pizarro ON, Velásquez-Valdivia A
Transverse Vaginal Septum in the Upper Part of the Vagina and Pregnancy
Ginecol Obstet Mex 2012; 80 (07)

Language: Español
References: 7
Page: 487-490
PDF: 846.33 Kb.


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ABSTRACT

Transverse vaginal septum is a congenital Müllerian malformation resulting from a failure of the fusion or canalization of the urogenital sinus and the Müllerian ducts. It may cause hematocolpos, dyspareunia and infertility in adult patients. In some cases, it is associated with congenital malformations such as coarctation of the aorta or atrial septal defects. A case of a transverse vaginal septum identified during a vaginal check-up of a 39-week pregnant patient during labour is reported. A cesarean surgery was performed with no complications. Septal defect was diagnosed due to heart murmur. It was decided to treat the transverse vaginal septum as soon as the puerperium was over. The patient left the hospital after proper response to treatment.


Key words: Transverse vaginal septum, Müllerian malformations, vaginal malformations.


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