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Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 5, Issue 2, pp 243–245 | Cite as

Paraurethral cyst: a case report

  • Meltem Ceyhan
  • Mehmet Selim Nural
  • Tülin Oztas
  • İlkay Koray Bayrak
  • Riza Rizalar
Case Report
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Abstract

Paraurethral or Skene’s duct cyst is a rare cause of masses located in the inter-labial genitor-urinary region and their etiology is not fully known. These congenital cysts may be diagnosed easily by inspection in the initial physical examination of the new-borne. Radiological evaluation is helpful for differential diagnosis and in determining the proximal extension of the cystic pathology. Treatment alternatives are needle aspiration and non-surgical follow-ups leading to a spontaneous regression and surgery. In this report the radiological findings of a female newborn diagnosed with paraurethral cyst in US and MR examinations have been discussed.

Keywords

Paraurethral congenital cyst Newborn’s non-malignant urogenital tumor Skene’s duct cyst Ultrasound MRI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Meltem Ceyhan
    • 1
  • Mehmet Selim Nural
    • 1
  • Tülin Oztas
    • 1
  • İlkay Koray Bayrak
    • 1
  • Riza Rizalar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyOndokuzmayis University, Faculty of MedicineSamsunTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryOndokuzmayis University, Faculty of MedicineSamsunTurkey

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