hymen

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  1. ncbi A case of retention of urine and haematocolpometra
    Robert Chircop
    Emergency Department, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:244-5. 2003
  2. ncbi [Abnormalities of external and internal genitalia]
    Sabine Anthuber
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Klinikum der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 43:136-45. 2003
  3. ncbi Role of laparoscopy in vaginal malformation
    O Philbois
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Surg Endosc 18:87-91. 2004
  4. ncbi Congenital vaginal obstructions: varied presentation and outcome
    Zafar Nazir
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, P O Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:749-53. 2006
  5. doi Acute urinary retention as the presentation of imperforate hymen
    Jei Wen Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:559-61. 2007
  6. ncbi Imperforate hymen-a rare cause of abdominal pain: two cases and review of the literature
    Cem Dane
    Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:245-7. 2007
  7. doi Neonatal imperforate hymen causing obstruction of the urinary tract
    Navroop S Johal
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, National Health Service Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Urology 73:750-1. 2009
  8. ncbi On the AJR viewbox. Hematometrocolpos due to imperforate hymen in a patient with bicornuate uterus
    Jeffrey M Levsky
    Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1469-70. 2006
  9. ncbi Long-term follow-up of women who underwent surgical correction for imperforate hymen
    C C Liang
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, 5, Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC, 333
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:5-8. 2003
  10. doi Hematocolpos causing severe urinary retention in an adolescent girl with imperforate hymen: an uncommon presentation
    Adam Gyimadu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:461-3. 2009

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  1. ncbi A case of retention of urine and haematocolpometra
    Robert Chircop
    Emergency Department, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    Eur J Emerg Med 10:244-5. 2003
    ..Examination showed that she was in urinary retention and an imperforate hymen was found. Further investigation showed haematocolpos and haematometra...
  2. ncbi [Abnormalities of external and internal genitalia]
    Sabine Anthuber
    Klinik und Poliklinik fur Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe, Klinikum der Ludwig Maximilians Universität München Grosshadern, Munich, Germany
    Gynakol Geburtshilfliche Rundsch 43:136-45. 2003
    ..The treatment of genital developmental anomalies is generally not difficult but requires the appropriate clinical and surgical expertise...
  3. ncbi Role of laparoscopy in vaginal malformation
    O Philbois
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, 42055 Saint Etienne Cedex 2, France
    Surg Endosc 18:87-91. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the role of laparoscopy in the management of vaginal malformations in children, a subject not often discussed in the literature...
  4. ncbi Congenital vaginal obstructions: varied presentation and outcome
    Zafar Nazir
    Section of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Aga Khan University, P O Box 3500, Stadium Road, Karachi, 74800, Pakistan
    Pediatr Surg Int 22:749-53. 2006
    ..Management included excision of imperforate hymen (16) and transverse vaginal septum (8) through perineal (20) and abdominoperineal approach (4)...
  5. doi Acute urinary retention as the presentation of imperforate hymen
    Jei Wen Chang
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, and Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Yang Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    J Chin Med Assoc 70:559-61. 2007
    ..Ultrasonography demonstrated a large echogenic mass over the vagina and mild dilation of the uterus. Imperforate hymen associated with hematocolpos and hematometrium was diagnosed. Cruciate hymenotomy was performed...
  6. ncbi Imperforate hymen-a rare cause of abdominal pain: two cases and review of the literature
    Cem Dane
    Haseki Training and Research Hospital, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 20:245-7. 2007
    ..To document an unusual cause of abdominal pain in premenarcheal adolescent girls...
  7. doi Neonatal imperforate hymen causing obstruction of the urinary tract
    Navroop S Johal
    Department of Paediatric Urology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, National Health Service Trust, London, United Kingdom
    Urology 73:750-1. 2009
    An imperforate hymen associated with urinary retention, bilateral hydronephrosis, and bilateral hydrosalpinx is extremely rare in the neonatal period...
  8. ncbi On the AJR viewbox. Hematometrocolpos due to imperforate hymen in a patient with bicornuate uterus
    Jeffrey M Levsky
    Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 186:1469-70. 2006
  9. ncbi Long-term follow-up of women who underwent surgical correction for imperforate hymen
    C C Liang
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou Medical Center, 5, Fu Shin Street, Kweishan, Taoyuan, Taiwan, ROC, 333
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:5-8. 2003
    ..to demonstrate the clinical results of postoperative evaluation for a consecutive series of cases of imperforate hymen presenting at a tertiary medical center during an over 14-year period...
  10. doi Hematocolpos causing severe urinary retention in an adolescent girl with imperforate hymen: an uncommon presentation
    Adam Gyimadu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:461-3. 2009
    ..Hematocolpos is rarely presented as a pelvic mass which mechanically compresses the bladder and the urethra thereby causing urinary retention...
  11. ncbi Imperforate hymen and urinary retention in a newborn girl
    Farzaneh Sharifiaghdas
    Department of Urology, Shahid Labbafinejad Medical Center, Shahid Beheshti Medical University, Tehran, Iran
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:49-51. 2009
    Urinary retention is relatively rare in infants,especially in girls. Imperforate hymen is the most frequent congenital malformation of the female genital tract and is usually asymptomatic until puberty...
  12. ncbi Dominant transmission of imperforate hymen
    J R Stelling
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, Boston, USA
    Fertil Steril 74:1241-4. 2000
    Imperforate hymen is an uncommon anomaly of the reproductive tract, occurring in approximately 0.1% of newborn females. The familial occurrence of imperforate hymen in a child, her mother, and her mother's monozygotic twin is reported.
  13. ncbi Congenital urethrovaginal fistula with imperforate hymen: a first case report
    Jayesh V Dhabalia
    Department of Urology, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
    J Obstet Gynaecol Can 31:652-3. 2009
    ..We describe a case of congenital urethrovaginal fistula with an imperforate hymen and no other urogenital abnormalities.
  14. ncbi [Urinary retention caused by hematocolpos secondary to imperforate hymen]
    J A López López
    Hospital Clinico Universitario, Zaragoza, Espana
    Arch Esp Urol 46:732-3. 1993
    We report on two adolescent girls with imperforate hymen that had presented clinically as urinary retention...
  15. ncbi Acute urinary retention in two patients with imperforate hymen
    T J Yu
    Division of Urologic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 27:543-4. 1993
    Acute urinary retention in two adolescent girls with hematometrocolpos caused by imperforate hymen are reported...
  16. ncbi Treatment of imperforate hymen by application of Foley catheter
    Anne S Garden
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 106:3-4. 2003
  17. ncbi Imperforate hymen and ruptured hematosalpinx: a case report with a review of the literature
    O Bakos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Adolesc Health 24:226-8. 1999
    The imperforate hymen is a common genital disorder, but a ruptured hematosalpinx is a fairly rare complication...
  18. ncbi Congenital imperforate hymen and its life-threatening consequences in the neonatal period
    A el-Messidi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 19:99-103. 2006
    Imperforate hymen is most commonly an isolated finding and usually remains asymptomatic until puberty...
  19. ncbi Distal mucocolpos and proximal hematocolpos secondary to concurrent imperforate hymen and transverse vaginal septum
    S Ahmed
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Women s and Children s Hospital, North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    J Pediatr Surg 34:1555-6. 1999
    A 12-year-old girl had cruciate incision of imperforate hymen draining a large mucocolpos. Her symptoms did not abate thereafter, and 3 months later a transverse vaginal septum was diagnosed...
  20. ncbi Early detection of imperforate hymen prevents morbidity from delays in diagnosis
    Jill C Posner
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Pediatrics 115:1008-12. 2005
    Although it is detectable at all ages through inspection of the external genitalia, imperforate hymen (IH) is a diagnosis that is missed commonly...
  21. doi Hymen sparing surgery for imperforate hymen: case reports and review of literature
    Mustafa Basaran
    Zonguldak Karaelmas University, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Esenkoy, Kozlu 67600 Zonguldak, Turkey
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 22:e61-4. 2009
    Imperforate hymen, with an incidence between 0.1% and 0.05%, is the most common obstructive congenital abnormality of the female genital tract...
  22. doi Surgical correction of vaginal anomalies
    Rachel J Miller
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:223-36. 2008
    Summary of accurate diagnosis and surgical management of vaginal anomalies. Imperforate hymen, transverse septa, and distal vaginal agenesis present similarly with pain and hematocolpos...
  23. ncbi [Magnetic resonance imaging of congenital vaginal anomalies]
    Feng Feng
    Department of Radiology, PUMC Hospital, CAMS and PUMC, Beijing 100730, China
    Zhongguo Yi Xue Ke Xue Yuan Xue Bao 27:103-7. 2005
    ..To describe the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging manifestations in vaginal anomalies, and to discuss the utility and limit of MR imaging in diagnosis of this abnormality...
  24. ncbi Forensic examination of suspected child victims of sexual abuse in the UK: a personal view
    Mary Pillai
    Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust and Gloucestershire Constabulary, Cheltenham General Hospital, Sandford Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7AN, UK
    J Clin Forensic Med 12:57-63. 2005
    ..The practical difficulties of examining a reluctant child and achieving adequate visualisation of the hymen in relaxed state, are frequently underestimated...
  25. ncbi Severe haematoma of the vulva and defloration caused by goring
    M Ihsan Okur
    Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Firat Medical Center, Firat University, 23119 Elazig, Turkey
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 119:250-2. 2005
    ..We present a case of haematoma of the vulva caused by goring by a cow. The hymen and vaginal wall were also lacerated...
  26. ncbi An unusual case of urinary retention in a competitive gymnast
    Brian Walsh
    Morristown Memorial Hospital, Morristown, New Jersey, USA
    J Emerg Med 31:279-81. 2006
    Hydrocolpos is the accumulation of blood behind an imperforate hymen. Patients often present in early adolescence with cyclic abdominal pain...
  27. ncbi Genital anatomy in pregnant adolescents: "normal" does not mean "nothing happened"
    Nancy D Kellogg
    Departments of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78229, USA
    Pediatrics 113:e67-9. 2004
    ..This study may be helpful in assisting clinicians and juries to understand that vaginal penetration generally does not result in observable evidence of healed injury to perihymenal tissues...
  28. ncbi [A case of atresia hymenalis in a pubescent girl with complaint of dysuria]
    Masashi Yamamoto
    Department of Urology, National Hospital Organization Nara Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 50:889-91. 2004
    ..Seventy-eight cases of atresia hymenalis reported in the Japanese literature since 1987 are reviewed. It is necessary to include atresia hymenalis in diagnosis of voiding difficulty in pubescent girls...
  29. doi Genital findings in prepubertal girls: what can be concluded from an examination?
    Mary Pillai
    Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham, UK
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:177-85. 2008
    ..Interpretation of genital findings is a key component of the medical examination for suspected child sexual abuse. This study seeks to review the extent of evidence-based research on genital findings in prepubertal girls...
  30. ncbi Genital anatomy in non-abused preschool girls
    A K Myhre
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Children s and Women s Health, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 92:1453-62. 2003
    ..To describe the normal variations in genital anatomy in preschool girls selected for non-abuse...
  31. doi Hematocolpometra associated with an imperforate hymen and acute urinary retention mimicking a pelvic mass
    Kuang Pin Hsu
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 47:222-3. 2008
  32. ncbi [Imperforate hymen; importance of inspection of the external genitalia]
    M A C Lubsen-Brandsma
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, afd Verloskunde en Gynaecologie, H4 205, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 152:533-7. 2008
    ..e. mammae and pubic hair, were developed, but menarche had not occurred. All were found to have imperforate hymen. After incision, the symptoms disappeared. Imperforate hymen causes clinical symptoms from the time of menarche...
  33. pmc To pee or not to pee
    Gautam Ambegaonkar
    Arch Dis Child 92:865. 2007
  34. ncbi [Unperforated hymen as an uncommon cause of recurrent abdominal pain]
    I Delgado Pecellín
    An Pediatr (Barc) 66:626-7. 2007
  35. ncbi Expert opinion: vaginal aplasia: creation of a neovagina following the Creatsas vaginoplasty
    George Creatsas
    Division of Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology and Reconstructive Surgery, 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 131:248-52. 2007
    ..operative technique which involves the following surgical steps: Under general anesthesia, and after cutting the hymen with the use of diathermy, a U-shaped incision is made in the vulva extending across the perineum and up to the ..
  36. ncbi Hematometrocolpos presenting as sciatica, constipation, and urinary retention
    Roopali Bapat
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 47:71-3. 2008
  37. ncbi [Sexual abuse of prepubertal children]
    Arne Kristian Myhre
    Barne og ungdomsklinikken, St Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim, Institutt for laboratoriemedisin barne og kvinnesykdommer, Det medisinske fakultet, Norges Teknisk Naturvitenskapelige Universitet, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2511-4. 2006
    ..The main reason for this change is increased knowledge about normal variation and healing after injury, as well as an improvement in standardisation of terminology...
  38. ncbi Concurrent imperforate hymen, transverse vaginal septum, and unicornuate uterus: a case report
    Efthimios Deligeoroglou
    2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Athens Medical School, Aretaieion Hospital, GR 11528, Athens, Greece
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1446-8. 2007
    ..After clinical and imaging examination, an imperforate hymen and a large hematocolpos along the upper part of the vagina was diagnosed...
  39. ncbi The gynaecologist as an expert witness in cases of sexual abuse
    Rehat Faikoglu
    Trakya University, Kirklareli College of Health, Kirklareli, Turkey
    Reprod Biomed Online 15:41-2. 2007
    ..Medical examination was required in order to bring an accusation against the perpetrator. The girl was sent for hymen examination three times because two gynaecologists and one forensic expert produced different witness reports, ..
  40. ncbi When virginity does matter: rigid hysteroscopy for diagnostic and operative vaginoscopy--a series of 26 cases
    Tansu Kucuk
    GATA School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ankara, Turkey
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:651-3. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the use of a rigid hysteroscope as a vaginoscope to replace the speculum in adult virgin patients is feasible and introduces an operative option as well...
  41. ncbi The treatment of 65 women with imperforate hymen by a central incision and application of Foley catheter
    A Acar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meram Medicine Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    BJOG 114:1376-9. 2007
    To determine the surgical outcome of 65 women with imperforate hymen treated with a central surgical incision and insertion of a Foley catheter.
  42. ncbi Healing of nonhymenal genital injuries in prepubertal and adolescent girls: a descriptive study
    John McCann
    Children s and Adolescent s Research and Evaluation Center, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Pediatrics 120:1000-11. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the healing process and outcome of nonhymenal injuries in prepubertal and pubertal girls...
  43. ncbi Sexual abuse in children
    Charles Felzen Johnson
    The Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health, Child and Family Advocacy Program, Children s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Pediatr Rev 27:17-27. 2006
  44. ncbi Familial occurrence of imperforate hymen
    R Sakalkale
    Department of Paediatric Surgery, Waikato Hospital, Hamilton, New Zealand
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 18:427-9. 2005
    Imperforate hymen is uncommon, occurring in 0.1 % of newborn females. Non-syndromic familial occurrence of imperforate hymen is extremely rare and has been reported only three times in the English literature...
  45. ncbi [Sexual child abuse: correlation between medical certificates' conclusions and judiciary sanctions]
    M M Soumah
    Service de Médecine Légale et Médecine du Travail, Universite Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar
    Dakar Med 50:85-90. 2005
    ..This study has shown the importance of a correct and complete drafting of the medical certificate, to enable the establishment by the judge the materiality of the facts...
  46. ncbi Primary amenorrhoea: three cases from a semi-rural Namibian hospital
    Jeroen van Dillen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Onandjokwe Lutheran Hospital, Ondangwa, Namibia
    Trop Doct 35:186-8. 2005
    ..This semirural district hospital also serves as a referral hospital and has both ultrasound and laparoscopy possibilities...
  47. ncbi [Hematocolpos due to imperforate hymen]
    A Mordi
    Service de chirurgie viscérale et gynécologique, Centre Hospitalier Général Decize
    J Chir (Paris) 142:105-6. 2005
  48. ncbi Healing of hymenal injuries in prepubertal and adolescent girls: a descriptive study
    John McCann
    Child and Adolescent Research and Evaluation Diagnostic and Treatment Center, University of California, Davis, Children s Hospital, Sacramento, California, USA
    Pediatrics 119:e1094-106. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the healing process and outcome of hymenal injuries in prepubertal and adolescent girls...
  49. ncbi Use of hymenal measurements in the diagnosis of previous penetration
    Abbey B Berenson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 0587, USA
    Pediatrics 109:228-35. 2002
    ..To determine the usefulness of measurements of the vaginal opening and amount of hymenal tissue present inferiorly and laterally in the diagnosis of vaginal penetration...
  50. ncbi Appearance of the genitalia in girls selected for nonabuse: review of hymenal morphology and nonspecific findings
    Astrid H Heger
    LAC USC Violence Intervention Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 15:27-35. 2002
    ....
  51. ncbi Imperforate hymen: a not-so-hidden diagnosis
    Eva M Wall
    Am J Emerg Med 21:249-50. 2003
  52. pmc Site-specific prevalence and cell densities of selected microbes in the lower reproductive tract of menstruating tampon users
    Anne E Hochwalt
    The Procter and Gamble Company, 6110 Center Hill Road, Cincinnati, OH 45224, USA
    Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol 10:141-51. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi Treatment of imperforate hymen by application of Foley catheter
    Acar Ali
    Deparment of Obstetric and Gynecologic, Faculty of Medicine, Selcuk University, Selçuk Unv Tip Fak Kadin hastaliklari ve Doğum ABD, 42080 Akyokus, Konya, Turkey
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 106:72-5. 2003
    To treatment of patients with imperforate hymen without damaging the structure of hymen.
  54. ncbi Ectrodactyly ectodermal dysplasia-clefting syndrome with hematocolpometra presenting as acute urinary retention
    Chung Chang Shen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung University, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 4F 4, 123 6 Ta Pei Road, Niao Sung Hsiang, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:894-5. 2002
  55. ncbi Haematocolpos--an uncommon cause of lower abdominal pain in adolescent girls
    Ashok Kumar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi
    J Indian Med Assoc 100:240-1. 2002
    Two cases of haematocolpos in adolescent girls due to imperforate hymen are reported. Both of them presented with lower abdominal pain and urinary retention. Hymenotomy was performed in both the cases...
  56. ncbi Anogenital injuries in child pedestrians run over by low-speed motor vehicles: four cases with findings that mimic child sexual abuse
    Stephen C Boos
    Department of Pediatrics, Armed Forces Center for Child Protection, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e77-84. 2003
    ..This case series documents an important nonintentional mechanism of anogenital injury that mimics the physical findings of child sexual abuse...
  57. ncbi Growth hormone, IGF-1, insulin, SHBG, and estradiol levels in girls before menarche
    Anna Blogowska
    Clinic of Surgical Gynaecology and Oncology of Adults and Children, Pomeranian Academy of Medicine, Al Powstancow Wlkp 72, 70 111 Szczecin, Poland
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 268:293-6. 2003
    ..three months, we recorded weight, height, BMI, maturation of tertiary sex features, estrogen-related changes in hymen, sonographic dimensions of ovaries and uterus and serum levels of growth hormone, IGF-1, SHBG, insulin, and ..
  58. ncbi Retrospective study of alleged rape victims attended at Forensic Medicine Department of Dhaka Medical College, Bangladesh
    Muhammad Nurul Islam
    Department of Forensic Medicine, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 5:S351-3. 2003
    ..Genital findings included hymenal rupture in 38.9% and 9.6% cases of forchette were found with recent tears. In 248 cases, opinion was negative due to delayed attendance, false charge and time-consuming procedures...
  59. doi An uncommon cause of abdominal pain in an adolescent
    Krishan Kumar
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY 11554, USA
    South Med J 101:1065-6. 2008
    Imperforate hymen is a rare congenital anomaly which emergency physicians often forget to include in the differential diagnosis of lower abdominal pain in a pubescent girl...
  60. ncbi The adolescent hymen
    Karin Edgardh
    Center for STD and HIV Olafiaklinikken, Grensen 5 7, 0150 Oslo, Norway
    J Reprod Med 47:710-4. 2002
    ..This paper reviews current knowledge about the hymen, with a focus on puberty and adolescence...
  61. ncbi [Atresia hymenalis with acute urinary retention under the anti-histamine drug: a case report]
    Yoshiyuki Shiga
    Department of Urology, Tsukuba Central Hospital
    Nihon Hinyokika Gakkai Zasshi 94:448-51. 2003
    ..However, we believe it should be considered as one causative disease in pubescent girls who complaining of difficulty in urination. Subsequently an examination of the external genitalia should be performed...
  62. doi Has this prepubertal girl been sexually abused?
    Molly Curtin Berkoff
    Division of General Pediatrics, University of North Carolina, 231 MacNider, CB 7225, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    JAMA 300:2779-92. 2008
    ..While the absence of genital trauma does not rule out sexual abuse, the physical examination can identify genital findings compatible with sexual abuse...
  63. doi Reproductive anatomy of the female Amazonian manatee Trichechus inunguis Natterer, 1883 (Mammalia: Sirenia)
    Fernanda Rosa Rodrigues
    Aquatic Mammals Laboratory, National Institute of Amazonian Research, Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
    Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:557-64. 2008
    ..The ovaries, uterine tubes, uterus, vagina, and external genitalia are described. The hymen presents two tiny openings separated by a segment that, upon rupturing during the first copulation, should make up ..
  64. ncbi Use of office hysteroscopy to empty a very large hematometra in a young virgin patient with mosaic Turner's syndrome
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynaecology, Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    Fertil Steril 87:417.e1-3. 2007
    ..To describe the successful management of a hematometra using a 5-mm continuous flow operative office hysteroscope...
  65. doi Male sexual dysfunction in unconsummated marriage: long-term outcome in 417 patients
    Javaad Zargooshi
    Department of Urology, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran
    J Sex Med 5:2895-903. 2008
    ..Little research has been conducted about unconsummated marriage (UCM)...
  66. ncbi [Morphological and functional pelvic floor disorders from the gynecological viewpoint]
    C Anthuber
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, Klinikum der Universitat Munchen Grosshadern
    Radiologe 40:437-45. 2000
    ..Assessment of the relevance of imaging techniques is of particular importance...
  67. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse in older women: prevalence and risk factors
    Ingrid Nygaard
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:489-97. 2004
    ..We sought to estimate the prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse in older women using the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification examination and to identify factors associated with prolapse...
  68. ncbi Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    G M Buchsbaum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY, USA
    Minerva Urol Nefrol 58:311-9. 2006
    ..This is important as pelvic organ prolapse beyond the hymen may either cause or mask lower urinary tract dysfunction...
  69. doi Laparoscopic extraperitoneal uterine suspension to anterior abdominal wall bilaterally using synthetic mesh to treat uterovaginal prolapse
    Gang Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anhui Provincial Hospital and Anhui Medical University, Hefei, China
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:631-6. 2010
    ..The POP-Q score for point C was significantly farther from the hymen at 6-months and 1-year follow-up compared with the preoperative value (-7.8 and -8.0 vs 2.6, respectively; p < ...
  70. ncbi [Imperforate hymen: a series of 13 cases]
    Riadh Ben Temime
    Service de gynécologie obstétrique A Hôpital Charles Nicolle Tunis
    Tunis Med 88:168-71. 2010
    Imperforate hymen is a rare congenital malformation. Patients often remain asymptomatic until puberty and present in early adolescence with cyclic abdominal pain...
  71. ncbi Children with anogenital symptoms and signs referred for sexual abuse evaluations
    N D Kellogg
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio 78284 7808, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:634-41. 1998
    ..To determine whether children referred to a sexual abuse clinic because of anogenital symptoms or signs have examination findings that are suggestive of or probable or definitive for sexual abuse...
  72. ncbi Posterior pelvic floor prolapse and a review of the anatomy, preoperative testing and surgical management
    S D Kleeman
    Section of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Minerva Ginecol 60:165-82. 2008
    The vagina proper extends from the hymen to the cervix and uterus. The anterior wall of the rectum and the posterior vaginal wall are fused for approximately 3 to 4 cm into the vagina. Above this, a plane of dissection is easily created...
  73. doi Genital and anal injuries requiring surgical repair in females less than 21 years of age
    Jerry G Jones
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas College of Medicine, Arkansas Children s Hospital, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 21:207-11. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the causes of genital and anorectal injuries requiring surgical repair in relation to such variables as injury sites and severity...
  74. ncbi Secondary amenorrhea with normal ovulatory cycles in a young virgin with normal follicle stimulating hormone levels--a case report
    B Katsoff
    The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Camden Cooper Hospital University Medical Center Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Camden, NJ, USA
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 35:147-8. 2008
    ..To determine if normal ovulation is possible despite amenorrhea in the absence of any obvious uterine abnormalities or adhesions...
  75. ncbi Amenorrhea: evaluation and treatment
    Tarannum Master-Hunter
    Department of Family Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am Fam Physician 73:1374-82. 2006
    ..the most common etiology is congenital outflow tract obstruction with a transverse vaginal septum or imperforate hymen. If the patient has abnormal uterine development, müllerian agenesis is the likely cause and a karyotype analysis ..
  76. ncbi Obstructed uterovaginal anomalies: demonstration with sonography. Part II. Teenagers
    A R Blask
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore
    Radiology 179:84-8. 1991
    ..of the obstruction by combining the sonographic findings with those from the physical examination (ie, bulging hymen, blind vaginal pouch, no vaginal depth, normal vagina) or by combining transabdominal sonography with simultaneous ..
  77. doi Congenital imperforate hymen with hydrocolpos and hydronephrosis associated with severe hydramnios and increase of maternal ovarian steroidogenic enzymes
    Emmanouil Karteris
    Centre for Cell Chromosome Biology, Biosciences, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UK
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 23:136-41. 2010
    ..At a molecular level, we investigated the gene expression of key steroidogenic enzymes from the maternal ovary...
  78. doi Excision of high vaginal septum
    Fahed Al-Abdulhadi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternity Hospital, and Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat, Kuwait
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 281:955-7. 2010
    ..Transverse vaginal septum occurs because there is a defect in vertical fusion during embryological development of the vagina. It is quite rare and is infrequently encountered by most obstetricians and gynecologists in their practice...
  79. ncbi Medium-term follow-up on use of freeze-dried, irradiated donor fascia for sacrocolpopexy and sling procedures
    Mary Pat Fitzgerald
    Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:238-42. 2004
    ..The SCP procedure was considered to be unsuccessful if any anterior vaginal wall point (Aa or Ba) was at the hymen or beyond, or if the vaginal apical point (C or D) descended to a point at least halfway to the hymen from a ..
  80. ncbi Vaginal paravaginal repair with an AlloDerm graft
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1612-8; discussion 1618-9. 2003
    ....
  81. ncbi Natural history of pelvic organ prolapse in postmenopausal women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:848-54. 2007
    ..To describe the natural history of pelvic organ prolapse and risk factors for changes in vaginal descent in older women...
  82. ncbi Pelvic organ prolapse in young women
    K Strohbehn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 90:33-6. 1997
    ..To determine differences in the characteristics and type of genital prolapse in young women compared with older women...
  83. doi Three-dimensional ultrasound in the diagnosis of Müllerian duct anomalies and concordance with magnetic resonance imaging
    C Bermejo
    Gabinete Médico Velazquez, Madrid, Spain
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 35:593-601. 2010
    ..To demonstrate the value of three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound in the diagnosis of uterine malformations and its concordance with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  84. ncbi Pelvic-floor muscle function in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Diane F Borello-France
    Department of Physical Therapy, 111 Health Sciences Bldg, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA 15282, USA
    Phys Ther 87:399-407. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether pelvic organ prolapse severity, pelvic symptoms, quality of life, and sexual function differ based on pelvic-floor muscle function in women planning to have prolapse surgery...
  85. ncbi Vaginal wall descensus and pelvic floor symptoms in older women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:759-66. 2005
    ..To understand the clinical significance of early pelvic organ prolapse in older women, we studied associations between vaginal descensus and pelvic floor symptoms...
  86. doi Female epispadias: a case report and review of the literature
    Dogan Atilgan
    Department of Urology, Medical Faculty, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 25:613-6. 2009
    ..On physical examination, bifid clitoris and labia minora were seen. The vagina and hymen were normal. Voiding cystourethrogram showed no reflux...
  87. doi A tiny membrane defending 'us' against 'them': Arabic Internet debate about hymenorraphy in Sunni Islamic law
    Thomas Eich
    Asia Orient Institute, Eberhard Karls University, Tubingen, Germany
    Cult Health Sex 12:755-69. 2010
    In the Sunni Arab world, hymen repair has become a subject of considerable controversy due to a public statement of Egypt's Mufti Guma a in 2007...
  88. ncbi Vaginal pH and parabasal cells in postmenopausal women
    S Brizzolara
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii, Honolulu 96826, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:700-3. 1999
    ..To determine the vaginal pH level that correlates with elevated parabasal cells in vaginal smears...
  89. pmc Comparison of bony dimensions at the level of the pelvic floor in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse
    Tamara A Stein
    Pelvic Floor Research Group, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Division of Anatomical Science, Office of Medical Eduction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:241.e1-5. 2009
    ..We sought to compare bony pelvis dimensions at the level of pelvic support in women with and without pelvic organ prolapse (POP)...
  90. pmc Vaginal parity and pelvic organ prolapse
    Lieschen H Quiroz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, 920 SL Young, WP 2430, Oklahoma City, OK 73034, USA
    J Reprod Med 55:93-8. 2010
    ..To investigate whether the odds of pelvic organ prolapse vary significantly with the number of vaginal births and whether cesarean birth is associated with prolapse...
  91. ncbi Congenital H-type anovestibuler fistula
    Mesut Yazlcl
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Adnan Menderes University, 09100 Aydln, Turkey
    World J Gastroenterol 9:881-2. 2003
    ..A vestibuler opening was seen in the midline just below of the hymen. A fistulous communication was found between the vestibuler opening and the anus, just above the dentate line...
  92. ncbi [Analysis of 81 cases of congenital anomalies of the vagina]
    Liu Huang
    Maternal and Infant Hospital of Guangzhou, Guangzhou 510180, China
    Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao 29:1468-70. 2009
    ..To investigate the types, clinical features and therapeutic approaches of congenital anomalies of the vagina...
  93. ncbi I-131 localization in hematocolpos: a differential diagnosis consideration for pelvic I-131 uptake
    Matthew Mattern
    Department of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine Section, Wake Forest University Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 32:659-60. 2007
    ..Further history revealed the patient had not yet reached menarche. For concerns of an imperforate hymen possibly trapping radioactive blood, a pelvic ultrasound was performed and was compatible with hematocolpos...
  94. ncbi Anogenital injuries in adolescents after consensual sexual intercourse
    Jeffrey S Jones
    Grand Rapids MERC Michigan State University Program in Emergency Medicine, Spectrum Health Hospital Butterworth Campus, YWCA Nurse Examiner Program, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 2560, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1378-83. 2003
    ..To compare the types and locations of anogenital injuries occurring in adolescent females (13-17 years old) after consensual and nonconsensual sexual intercourse...
  95. ncbi Office vaginoscopic treatment of an isolated longitudinal vaginal septum: a case report
    Attilio Di Spiezio Sardo
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:512-5. 2007
    ..This technique might represent an effective treatment of an LVS, mostly in patients with an intact hymen. This could allow the inclusion of vaginal lesions among the indications for office endoscopic procedures ..
  96. pmc Hysteroscopic resection of the vaginal septum in uterus didelphys with obstructed hemivagina: a case report
    Tae Eun Kim
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Institute of Reproductive Medicine and Population, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 22:766-9. 2007
    ..we used hysteroscopic excision under transabdominal ultrasonographic guidance to preserve the integrity of the hymen. The postoperative course was uneventful, and clinical symptoms were completely resolved after this intervention...
  97. doi Congenital imperforate hymen with bilateral hydronephrosis, polydactyly and laryngocele: A rare neonatal presentation
    Hulya Ozturk
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Duzce University, Turkey
    Fetal Pediatr Pathol 29:89-94. 2010
    Imperforate hymen is a rare congenital malformation to present with symptoms in the neonatal period. We present a case of a 5-day-old neonate with a marked interlabial swelling causing urinary retention...
  98. doi A normal ano-genital exam: sexual abuse or not?
    Gail Hornor
    Nationwide Children s Hospital, Center for Child and Family Advocacy, 655 E Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    J Pediatr Health Care 24:145-51. 2010
    ..Photos will provide visualization of both normal variants of the pre-pubertal hymen and genitalia as well as changes that occur with puberty. Implications for practice for PNPs will be discussed.
  99. pmc Levator plate angle in women with pelvic organ prolapse compared to women with normal support using dynamic MR imaging
    Yvonne Hsu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1427-33. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the levator plate is (1) horizontal in women with normal support, (2) different between women with and without prolapse, (3) related to levator hiatus and perineal body descent...
  100. doi [Requests for online consultations on the operative reconstruction of the hymen--data from the university hospital Zurich and the children's hospital Zurich]
    V Wild
    Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik, Ethik Zentrum, Universitat Zurich
    Praxis (Bern 1994) 99:475-80. 2010
    The "reconstruction of the hymen"consists in a surgical suture of the seam of a hymen that has been fissured due to vaginal intercourse or other causes...
  101. ncbi Surgical management of vaginal vault prolapse in a woman with a neovagina and pelvic kidneys
    Tristi W Muir
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1199-201. 2004
    ..Mechanical dilation or surgical creation of a vagina allows for function but does not provide endopelvic fascial support of the vagina. Vaginal prolapse may occur...

Research Grants35

  1. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This powerful combination will provide the candidate with the necessary skills and experience to become a successful, independently funded investigator. ..
  2. A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinence
    Catherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bradley's research career development. Dr. Bradley has the enthusiastic support of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologv and her mentors and collaborators. ..
  3. Mothers' attitudes about elective cesarean: results, expectations & satisfaction
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This project will investigate how maternal expectations and preferences affect decisions about childbirth and will advance our knowledge regarding the apparent rapid growth of elective cesarean delivery in the US. ..
  4. Cesarean and vaginal birth: cohort study of the impact on pelvic floor disorders
    VICTORIA LYNN HANDA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..From a public health perspective, this research will help to establish whether obstetrical care can be modified to prevent women's health problems later in life. ..
  5. URINE LOSS AND PROLAPSE IN NUNS AND THEIR PAROUS SISTERS
    GUNHILDE BUCHSBAUM; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A matched pair logistic regression will be performed to obtain an adjusted estimate of the impact of familiality and vaginal delivery in UT and POP, taking into account other risk factors. ..
  6. Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network
    Halina Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  7. UTMB Women's Health Research Scholar's Program
    Abbey Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By the end of the program, all Scholars will have acquired the necessary skills to become independent, funded investigators in interdisciplinary women's health research. ..
  8. The Cleveland Clinic Clinical Site
    Matthew Barber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A standardized common protocol for enrollment, treatment and data collection will be employed by 6-8 Clinical Sites within the PFDN coordinated by the data coordinating center. ..
  9. Sensory Testing in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Effect of hormonal contraception on bone mineral density
    Abbey Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Ultimately, this study will determine which women, if any, are placed at increased risk of osteopenia or osteoporosis as a result of using these hormonal contraceptives during their reproductive years. ..
  11. Pittsburgh Collab Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Program
    Halina Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The surgical team is proficient in both surgical approaches and comfortable with the concept of a randomized surgical trial. ..
  12. Interdisciplinary Mentoring in Women's Health
    Abbey Berenson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, this plan will allow the trainees to establish independent careers in patient-oriented research. ..
  13. BOTULINUM TOXIN THERAPY FOR INTERSTITIAL CYSTITIS/CHRON*
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Nocturia and Chronic Medical illness
    Mary FitzGerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, salary support will allow me to continue and expand my mentoring efforts for the benefit of current and future colleagues, fellows and residents. ..
  15. BAYLOR BIRCWH PROGRAM
    Joe Simpson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..These goals are vital to public health in contributing to the establishment of methods for production of safe, effective, quality herbal extracts for consumer use. ..