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Atypical presentation of a vaginal epithelial inclusion cyst.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22935309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vaginal masses can have numerous different presentations and causes. Physicians can often make an empiric diagnosis of these masses on the basis of their clinical presentation and location. Most of these diagnoses are correct, with the rare exception of the occasional urethral diverticulum or hydrocele. In this case report, we discuss the initial diagnosis of a suspected infected Bartholin gland duct cyst that was in fact a 10 × 8 × 7.5-cm epithelial inclusion cyst that extended through the ischiorectal fossa and down to the gluteal region, requiring extensive dissection. Also presented is a detailed description of the anatomical landmarks encountered at dissection through the vaginal sidewall and ischiorectal fossa.
Authors:
Costas A Apostolis; Emily C Von Bargen; Anthony J Disciullo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of minimally invasive gynecology     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1553-4669     ISO Abbreviation:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-31     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101235322     Medline TA:  J Minim Invasive Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  654-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 AAGL. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mount Auburn Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.
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