Case contributed by Dr Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Halim


Acute urinary retention.

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female

The vagina is seen markedly distended with fluid. It is seen elevating the uterus, displacing the rectum posteriorly and the urinary bladder anteriorly. 

A urinary catheter is seen within the urinary bladder. Intravesical (post-instrumentation) gas is seen.

Case Discussion

Marked hematometrocolpos due to an imperforate hymen.

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Case information

rID: 55543
Published: 12th Sep 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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