Haematocolpos

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Haematocolpos is a term given to a blood filled dilated vagina but without any accompanying blood (often menstrual blood) within the uterine cavity.

Clinical presentation

Patients may present with amenorrhoea or vague abdominal pain.

Pathology

Causes

Radiographic features

Ultrasound

Typically shows an anechoic mass along the extent of the vagina but not involving the uterus.

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Article Information

rID: 14660
System: Gynaecology
Tag: stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Haemocolpos
  • Hematocolpos
  • Hemocolpos

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