Bartholin gland abscess

Bartholin gland abscess is a complication that may result from an infected Bartholin gland cyst

Radiographic features

Abscesses are usually in a similar location to Bartholin gland cysts. Features of Bartholin gland abscess are otherwise similar to Bartholin gland cyst described in separate article.

MRI

Signal characteristics include:

  • T2: tends to show heterogeneous signal 1
  • T1 C+ (Gd): pericystic enhancement may be present 1

 

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Article information

rID: 14445
System: Gynaecology
Section: Pathology
Tags: cases, refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Bartholin's gland abscess
  • Bartholin gland abscesses
  • Bartholin's gland abscesses

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