Gartner’s cyst of the vagina - JACCOA
Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...Now open: Certificate Course in Management of Covid-19 by Govt. Of Gujarat and PlexusMDKnow more...
Gartner’s cysts, sometimes incorrectly referred to as vaginal inclusion cysts, are the most common benign cystic lesions of the vagina. They represent embryologic remnants of the caudal end of the mesonephric (Wolffian) duct. Case Report: A 36-year-old woman, gravida 2 para 2, consulted our hospital outpatient department with complaints of a vaginal mass since 8 months. She gave no history of any menstrual irregularity, vaginal discharge, urinary retention, incontinence, fever, injury, and backache, abdominal or pelvic pain, excepting for some discomfort during sexual intercourse.Per speculum examination showed a large cyst 6x7x5cm in size, originating from the proximal vagina. It was pedunculated, fluctuant, non-tender, mobile, cystic-like and protruding from the right anterolateral vaginal wall. Investigations and Treatment: Ultrasound showed a large anechoic fluid filled cyst of 6x7 cm distinct from the uterus. Sagittal transvaginal scanning showed up a well- defined cystic mass on the right anterolateral aspect of the upper vaginal vault adjacent to, yet clearly separate from, the cervical tissue.Surgical excision was done in lithotomy position under epidural anaesthesia. Due to dense adhesions between the cyst wall and the vagina, complete excision was not possible and hence marsupialization of the remaining cyst was done. Fluid from the cyst and tissue from the cyst wall was sent for histopathological examination...

http://bit.ly/2uShPbM
Dr. S●●●●h Y●●●v and 2 other likes this3 shares
Like
Comment
Share