Hydrocolpos, Vaginal Agenesis and Atresia

  • Ahmed H. Al-Salem


Hydrocolpos is the distension of the vagina caused by accumulation of fluid due to congenital vaginal obstruction.


Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Urogenital Sinus Mullerian Duct Persistent Mullerian Duct Syndrome Postaxial Polydactyly 
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Further Reading

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    David A, Bitoun P, Lacombe D, et al. Hydrometrocolpos and polydactyly: a common neonatal presentation of Bardet-Biedl and McKusick-Kaufman syndromes. J Med Genet. 1999;36(8):599–603.PubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
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    Nazir Z, Rizvi RM, Qureshi RN. Congenital vaginal obstructions: varied presentation and outcome. Pediatr Surg Int. 2006;22(9):749–53.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Rajimwale A, Furness PD, Brant WO, Kyle MA. Vaginal construction using sigmoid colon in children and young adults. BJU Int. 2004;94(1):115–9.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Slavotinek AM, Biesecker LG. Phenotypic overlap of McKusick-Kaufman syndrome with bardet-biedl syndrome: a literature review. Am J Med Genet. 2000;95:208–15.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Wesley JR, Coran AG. Intestinal vaginoplasty for congenital absence of the vagina. J Pediatr Surg. 1992;27(7):885–9.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Wester T, Tovar JA, Rintala RJ. Vaginal agenesis or distal vaginal atresia associated with anorectal malformations. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47(3):571–6.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmed H. Al-Salem
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  1. 1.Pediatric SurgeryAlSadik HospitalQatifSaudi Arabia

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