Vaginal atresia

Dr Praveen Jha and Radswiki et al.

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

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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