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Hydrometrocolpos

  • Devendra K. Gupta
  • Shilpa Sharma
  • Kashish Khanna
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Abstract

Hydrometrocolpos (HMC) is a rare genitourinary condition found in females in which the uterus and vagina are grossly distended by retained vaginal secretions or urine. It is caused by excessive vaginal secretions and distal vaginal obstruction [1, 2]. The condition can be recognized early during the antenatal period with prenatal ultrasound (USG) and fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The reported incidence has increased to 1/16,000 live births with the growing use of these antenatal investigative modalities.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Devendra K. Gupta
    • 1
  • Shilpa Sharma
    • 1
  • Kashish Khanna
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryAll India Institute of Medical SciencesNew DelhiIndia

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