Vaginal atresia is often detected due to pain or a mass in the lower abdominal region caused by retention of menstrual blood or secretions in the uterine tube, uterus, and vagina. We encountered a patient with vaginal atresia who presented due to menstrual molimina. She had undergone fenestration of vaginal orifice, but developed atresia again. Therefore, she was referred to our department and underwent vaginal orifice plasty with local flaps. A transposition flap was elevated lateral to each of the labia majora. After opening the closed vaginal orifice, the flaps were transposed to the mucosal defects. After the operation, the vaginal orifice did not develop re-stenosis and showed good distensibility. There was also no problem regarding menstrual blood discharge. This surgical procedure using local flaps may be useful since it is minimally invasive, can readily enlarge the vaginal orifice, and does not require additional postoperative treatments for the prevention of re-stenosis. Level of Evidence: Level V, therapeutic study.
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2016
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.
Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.
It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera