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Custom fabricated acrylic vaginal stent as an adjunct to surgical creation of neovagina for a young female with isolated vaginal agenesis

By Manu Rathee, Priyanka Boora and Renu Kundu

Abstract

Vaginal agenesis is one of the major congenital anomalies of the female genital tract. It may present either as an isolated developmental defect or within a complex of more extensive anomalies. Most commonly it is associated with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kόster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome. The correction of vaginal agenesis requires the creation of a neovaginal cavity that is dissected between the bladder and the rectum. After reconstruction of space for vagina surgically, a long-term vaginal stent use is required to maintain vaginal width and depth and to prevent contraction. In this article is presented a case of nonsyndromic agenesis of vagina in a 14-year-old girl and its surgical management using custom fabricated acrylic vaginal stent

Topics: Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, vaginal agenesis, vaginal stent, vaginoplasty, Gynecology and obstetrics, RG1-991
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Year: 2014
DOI identifier: 10.4103/0974-1208.147496
OAI identifier: oai:doaj.org/article:e65a257eb69b49c5b3eeb364095c0f4c
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