Transverse vaginal septum

Case contributed by Dr Hisham Alwakkaa


Neonate with congenital sacral dimple had undergone an MRI as a part of workup for spinal dysraphism.

Patient Data

Age: 11 days
Gender: Female

There is a fluid collection within the endometrial cavity measuring 2 cm in maximum diameter. Otherwise, the uterus appears unremarkable.

Fatty filum terminale is present. However, the level of the conus is within the normal limits. No evidence of associated intrathecal mass or open spinal dysraphism.


There is anechoic fluid collection with posterior enhancement within the endometrial cavity. otherwise the uterus appears unremarkable.


Case Discussion

This is a case of surgery-confirmed transverse vaginal septum. The case was detected incidentally when the newborn had an MRI during the workup for spinal dysraphism. The depth of the septum was 1.5 cm and the cervix was not visible through the septum.

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Case information

rID: 58485
Published: 19th Feb 2018
Last edited: 19th May 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Women and children Hospital of Buffalo

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