Cancer Science & Research

Abstract

Congenital Hydrometrocolpos in a 2 Months Old Indian Infant Presented as Dysuria: A Case Report

Karan Soni MBBS, Amrit L Soni MD.

Background: Hydrometrocolpos due to vaginal atresia is a rare congenital anomaly characterized by an abdominal mass; girls with this anomaly are prone to develop obstructive uropathy due to compression of bladder and/or urethra.

Case: We report the case of a two-month-old girl who presented with an abdominal mass and dysuria. She was found to have a lower vaginal atresia and hydrometrocolpos by MRI. She was successfully treated surgically by reconstruction of vagina and drainage of 100 ml serosanguinous fluid. Summary and Conclusion: Early diagnosis and surgery reduces the incidence of complications such as infection, rupture and renal failure. Diagnosis may be suspected prenatally by ultrasonography and confirmed postnatally by magnetic resonance imaging.

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