Pediatrics & Therapeutics

Pediatrics & Therapeutics
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0665

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Michael Jerdev

Department of Radiology, Baruch Padeh Poriya Medical Center, Bar-Ilan University, Galilee, Israel

  • Case Report   
    Hematocolpos-Incidence and Symptoms in Children: A Case Report
    Author(s): Boshra Nasser*, Michael Jerdev, Haia Nasser and Wael Nasser

    The imperforate hymen is one of the most frequent malformations of the female genital tract. The clinical presentation varies from the asymptomatic form to symptoms caused by the obstructive effect of the hematocolpometra such as primary amenorrhea, abdominal and lumbar pain, constipation, dysuria and urinary retention. We report the case of an adolescent whose only symptoms were acute urinary retention associated with severe pelvic pain. In the presence of symptoms such as abdominal and cycliclumbar pain, pelvic swelling, urinary retention or constipation in a premenarchal adolescent with a discrepant tanner stage pubertal development, the diagnosis of imperforate hymen should be considered. The external genitals were inspected, showing an imperforate, bulging and translucent hymen. Bladder catheterization was performed and 1300 ml urine of sui generis characteristics was drained, wi.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/ 2161-0665.22.12.404

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