Prenatal diagnosis of imperforate hymen with hydrometrocolpos

  • Gokhan Yıldırım
  • Kemal Gungorduk
  • Halil Aslan
  • Sinem Sudolmus
  • Cemal Ark
  • Sezin Saygın
Case Report

Abstract

Imperforate hymen is one of the most simple and most common anomalies in the female genital organs, occurring in 0.1% of girls born at term. Some are recognized because of mucocolpos at birth, but the diagnosis is usually not detected before puberty. Rarely, obstetric sonography may prenatally detect imperforate hymen due to presentation of hydrocolpos or hydrometrocolpos in the fetus if fetal cervical and vaginal secretions accumulate in response to circulating maternal estrogens. Nonetheless, reports of prenatal ultrasound diagnosis of hydrometrocolpos are still very rare. In this article we report a prenatally diagnosed of imperforate hymen with hydrometrocolpos.

Keywords

Imperforate hymen Hydrometrocolpos Prenatal diagnosis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gokhan Yıldırım
    • 1
  • Kemal Gungorduk
    • 1
    • 2
  • Halil Aslan
    • 1
  • Sinem Sudolmus
    • 1
  • Cemal Ark
    • 1
  • Sezin Saygın
    • 1
  1. 1.Maternal and Fetal Unit, Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyIstanbul Bakirkoy Women and Children HospitalIstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Kartaltepe Mah.Gülbeşeker SokİstanbulTürkiye

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