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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2000;43(1):104-108.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Hematometrocolpos due to Complete Septate Uterus and Obstructed Hemivagina associated with Ipsilateral Renal Agenesis.
Sun Hee Cha, Hyun Haing Lee, Hyun Chul Kim, Mee Hwa Lee, Suk Kyung Kim
Abstract
We report a case of a 13-year-old girl who was noted to have combined malformation of complete septate uterus, obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis with complaints of dysmenorrhea. Hematometrocolpos was developed in the result of retained menstrual blood since menarche. This rare congenital anomaly is supposed to be derived from disorders of mesonephric and M llerian developement in embryogenesis of female genitouinary tract. An accurate preoperative diagnosis of this syndrome is critical because of the difference in therapeutic strategy and prognosis. Simple and definite treatment of the condition is excision of the obstructed vaginal septum with prompt exit of retained blood. We present here a interesting case of M llerian anomaly in attempt to alert gynecologist to the possible occurrence of such a malformation with a brief review of concerned literatures.
Key Words: Complete septate uterus, Obstructed hemivagina, Hematometrocolpos


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