Vaginal atresia

Vaginal atresia refers to a spectrum of anomalies comprising of failure to form a part or all of the vagina.  

It is considered the second most common cause of primary amenorrhea. The estimated  Incidence is at ~ 2 in 10000 women.

The most common symptom of the disease is cyclic abdominal pain.

It may be broadly classified as 

Exact imaging features will depend on the level of atresia

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Article information

rID: 15385
System: Gynaecology
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Vaginal agenesis
  • Atresia of the vagina
  • Agenesis of the vagina

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