Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420

Okafor Innocent Igwebueze

Okafor Innocent Igwebueze
Enugu State University Teaching Hospital,
Enugu and a part-time consultant to Semino Hospital and Maternity, Abakpa Nike, Enugu

  • Case Report
    Premenarcheal Urethral Mucosa Prolapse in Enugu, Southeast, Nigeria: Five Case Series
    Author(s): Okafor Innocent Igwebueze and Eric E. AsimaduOkafor Innocent Igwebueze and Eric E. Asimadu

    Background: Urethral Prolapse is a rare benign condition that is often misdiagnosed by clinicians. Objectives: To report the clinical presentations and outcomes of urethral prolapse in Nigerian pre-menarcheal girls and to review the literature. Methods: This retrospective study was undertaken from February 21, 2015 back to January 1st, 2010. The clinical presentations and outcomes of cases of urethral prolapse managed in Enugu with complete surgical excisions were reviewed. Results: There were five cases of pre-menarcheal urethral prolapses. Their ages ranged from 2 to 10 years with a mean age of 6.6 years. The case presentations were mass in the vagina (4/5, 80%), asymptomatic (3/5, 60%), bleeding per vagina (1/5, 20%), and dysuria (1/5, 20%). Four cases (4/5, 80%) were misdiagnosed with the parents suspecting sexual assault in 3 (3/5, 60%) children. The outcomes of the surgical exci.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0420.1000243

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