Contents    Cover    Publication Date: 25.06.2019
Year 2019 - Volume 29 - Issue 2

Application of Transperineal and Transabdominal Ultrasonography in the Repair of Distal Vaginal Atresia: A Report of Three Cases

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JCOG 2019;29(2):77-80
DOI: 10.5336/jcog.2018-64296
Article Language: EN
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Distal vaginal atresia is one of the rare Mullerian anomalies and may often be misdiagnosed as an imperforate hymen. This paper reports pre-operative and intra-operative use of ultrasonography in three patients with distal vaginal atresia. Two patients underwent pull-through surgery and in the other patient, a neovagina was formed using skin graft as the proximal vagina was found to be insufficient for a pull-through vaginoplasty. Pre-operative transperineal ultrasonography and intra-operative transabdominal ultrasonography may prove to be useful in surgical planning and choosing the proper surgical procedure. It also helps prevent damage to adjacent tissues.
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