Diseases of the VaginaOpen image in new window

  • Jean Noel Buy
  • Michel Ghossain
Chapter

Abstract

They are often incidental findings on MRI or ultrasound. They are usually asymptomatic but can grow to reach large size, protrude into the vagina, and cause symptoms.

Keywords

Vaginal Bleeding Urethral Diverticulum Inclusion Cyst Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma Embryonal Rhabdomyosarcoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Noel Buy
    • 1
  • Michel Ghossain
    • 2
  1. 1.Service RadiologieHopital Hotel-DieuParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyHotel Dieu de FranceBeirutLebanon

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