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Nima Baradaran, Leah R Chiles, Drew A Freilich, Ross A Rames, Lindsey Cox, Eric S Rovner
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the correlation between signs and symptoms of urethral diverticulum (UD), especially the classic triad of 3Ds including dysuria, dyspareunia, and postvoid dribbling, before and after transvaginal urethral diverticulectomy, in relation to anatomic configuration on imaging. MATERIALS AND METHODS: After IRB approval, records of 54 females who underwent transvaginal urethral diverticulectomy were retrospectively reviewed. Urinary symptoms before and after the procedure were correlated with the anatomical configuration of the UD on magnetic resonance imaging...
August 2016: Urology
Hafeez Rahman, Nikita Trehan, Shuchita Singh, Meenakshi Goyal
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the technique of laparoscopic vaginal reconstruction in a rare case of mid-vaginal septum with secondary infertility. DESIGN: A step-by-step explanation of the technique using videos and pictures (Canadian Task Force classification IV). SETTING: Transverse vaginal septum is a rare condition, with an incidence of only 1 in 30,000 women. It is usually a congenital mullerian fusion defect; few cases of acquired septum have been reported...
July 2016: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Zaheera Saadia, Abdullateef A Alzolibani, Ahmad Al Robaee, Hani A Al Shobaili, Ahmad A Settin
OBJECTIVES: Many of the signs of hypothyroidism, affect the skin as well as the genital system of affected female cases. The aim of this study is to highlight the presenting dermatologic and gynecologic manifestations of firstly-diagnosed hypothyroid females. PATIENTS AND METHODS: This is a case control study that included 150 patients presenting for gynecological consultation. Out of them, 60 were affected with hypothyroidism and 90 were euthyroid based on clinical and laboratory investigation backgrounds...
November 2010: International Journal of Health Sciences
Maha Talaat, Susan Watts, Shahinaz Mekheimar, Heba Farook Ali, Howaida Hamed
This pilot study is the first to identify female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) in an Egyptian community setting. The year-long interdisciplinary study, in a small hamlet (ezba), combined clinical assessment with an in-depth study of the social context of reproductive health. Schistosoma haematobium ova were found in 16.7% of women in the study (21/126). Half of the women who agreed to a full gynecological examination (43 of 86) had evidence of reproductive morbidity due to schistosomiasis, either schistosome eggs in the cervix or sandy patches, tissue changes in the reproductive tract...
February 2004: Social Science & Medicine
Nazli Hameed
A case of vulvodynia is being reported here. This is a frustrating disorder affecting young women. A 36 years old lady initially being treated non-specifically for vulval pain, dysparunia and vaginal discharge, for several months was investigated in the gynaecology unit of Combined Military Hospital, Rawalpindi. Examination was possible only under anaesthesia and biopsy report confirmed Erosive lichen Planus. After dermatological consultation she responded well to steroids. She was counselled about the risk of recurrence and small risk of malignancy...
January 2003: Journal of Ayub Medical College, Abbottabad: JAMC
J A Naliboff, S J Longmire-Cook
BACKGROUND: Diverticulitis is an uncommon condition in young women. When it occurs, it is often not recognized until complications such as perforation or fistulization occur. There has been no recent discussion in the gynecologic literature of diverticulitis in a young woman presenting as gynecologic disease. CASE: A 31-year-old woman with a long history of "irritable bowel syndrome" developed a 4-5-cm left adnexal mass associated with mild discomfort and dysparunia...
December 1996: Journal of Reproductive Medicine
T T Provost, R Watson
The major mucous membrane and cutaneous manifestation of Sjögren's syndrome (SS) is xerosis. Severe dryness of the eyes, mouth, nasal passage, and vagina produce many annoying symptoms, including photophobia, burning and itching of the eyes, alterations in taste and smell, recurring nonallergic bacterial sinusitis rhinitis, and dysparunia. SS patients frequently complain of dryness of lips and soreness and a burning sensation of the tongue and oral mucosa. SS patients also complain of dryness of their hair and note a decrease in luster, and severe dryness of the skin is frequently accompanied by pruritus...
August 1992: Rheumatic Diseases Clinics of North America
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