Imperforate hymen with haematocolpos

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso


Periodic lower abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female

Vagina is ballooned and filled with fluid with homogenous coarse internal echoes- a characteristic presentation of hematocolpos.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound can detect hematocolpos, which is almost always associated with imperforate hymen at this age group. This case shows typical sonographic presentation of the case.

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Case information

rID: 20344
Published: 14th Nov 2012
Last edited: 9th Oct 2016
System: Gynaecology
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