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Picture of the Month Abstract A 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL had a history of "vaginal bleeding" for 3 days before presenting to the emergency department. She also complained of urinary frequency, dysuria, and vulvar pruritus. Medical history was unremarkable. Results of her physical examination were normal, except for a perineal mass as seen in Figure 1. There was no evidence of active bleeding. A 6-year-old girl with a similar history and findings is seen in Figure 2. Denouement and Discussion Urethral Prolapse Urethral prolapse is an eversion of the urethral mucosa that protrudes through the external meatus. Mucosal prolapse is usually a complete circle, as seen in both patients, but partial prolapses of tissue may be seen. References 1. Richardson DA, Hajj SN, Herbst AL. Medical treatment of urethral prolapse in children . Obstet Gynecol . 1982;59:69-74. 2. Chaouachi B, Helardot PG, Salah SB, et al. Urethral prolapse in 14 young female patients . Pediatr Surg Int . 1989;4:118-121.Crossref 3. Johnson CF. Prolapse of the urethra: confusion of clinical and anatomic characteristics with sexual abuse . Pediatrics . 1991;87:722-725. 4. Lowe FC, Hill GS, Jeffs RD, Brendler CB. Urethral prolapse in children: insights into etiology and management . J Urol . 1986;135:100-103. 5. Abrams M, Lewis HK. Prolapse of the urethra in young girls . J Urol . 1954;72: 222-225. 6. Owens SB, Morse WH. Prolapse of the female urethra in children . J Urol . 1968; 100:171-174. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine American Medical Association

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1995 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
1072-4710
eISSN
1538-3628
DOI
10.1001/archpedi.1995.02170160116019
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Abstract

Abstract A 7-YEAR-OLD GIRL had a history of "vaginal bleeding" for 3 days before presenting to the emergency department. She also complained of urinary frequency, dysuria, and vulvar pruritus. Medical history was unremarkable. Results of her physical examination were normal, except for a perineal mass as seen in Figure 1. There was no evidence of active bleeding. A 6-year-old girl with a similar history and findings is seen in Figure 2. Denouement and Discussion Urethral Prolapse Urethral prolapse is an eversion of the urethral mucosa that protrudes through the external meatus. Mucosal prolapse is usually a complete circle, as seen in both patients, but partial prolapses of tissue may be seen. References 1. Richardson DA, Hajj SN, Herbst AL. Medical treatment of urethral prolapse in children . Obstet Gynecol . 1982;59:69-74. 2. Chaouachi B, Helardot PG, Salah SB, et al. Urethral prolapse in 14 young female patients . Pediatr Surg Int . 1989;4:118-121.Crossref 3. Johnson CF. Prolapse of the urethra: confusion of clinical and anatomic characteristics with sexual abuse . Pediatrics . 1991;87:722-725. 4. Lowe FC, Hill GS, Jeffs RD, Brendler CB. Urethral prolapse in children: insights into etiology and management . J Urol . 1986;135:100-103. 5. Abrams M, Lewis HK. Prolapse of the urethra in young girls . J Urol . 1954;72: 222-225. 6. Owens SB, Morse WH. Prolapse of the female urethra in children . J Urol . 1968; 100:171-174.

Journal

Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Apr 1, 1995

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