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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 66, Issue 3, pp 466–467 | Cite as

Foreign body in vagina-an uncommon cause of vaginitis in children

  • Pushpa Dahiya
  • Krishna Sangwan
  • Anju Khosla
  • Neeta Seth
Clinical Brief

Abstract

An intravaginal foreign body of long duration can pose diagnostic dilemma in children. We present a case of eight and a half years old girl who was suffering from blood stained vaginal discharge for 3 years for which she was treated by few gynaecologists. A vaginal examination performed under general anaesthesia revealed a foreign body (lead pencil). In cases of pediatric vaginitis one should always look for foreign body in vagina.

Key words

Foreign body Vaginitis 

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Copyright information

© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Pushpa Dahiya
    • 1
  • Krishna Sangwan
    • 1
  • Anju Khosla
    • 1
  • Neeta Seth
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynaecologyPost-Graduate Institute of Medical SciencesRohtak

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