Korean J Obstet Gynecol.  2007 Feb;50(2):372-375.

A case of imperforate hymen in newborn infant causing hydrometrocolpos and hydronephrosis

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  • 1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea. ohchoi@pusan.ac.kr

Abstract

Imperforate hymen is a common congenital malformation, but usually remains asymptomatic and not detected until menarche. Neonatal hydrometrocolpos caused by imperforate hymen is reported to be very rare. We report a case of hydrometrocolpos in newborn presenting with pelvic mass and bulging membrane in vaginal introitus causing both hydronephrosis which is treated surgically with good result.

Keyword

Imperforate hymen; Neonatal hydrometrocolpos; Hydronephrosis
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