Pseudoacute abdomen in female caused by haematometrocolpos and haematosalpinx because hymen imperforatus: diagnosis and therapy of imperforate hymen

Mirna Erman-Vlahović, Dubravko Habek, Ivan Vlahović, Mirna Bobić
2007 Open Medicine  
AbstractWe present a case of atresia hymenalis in a 12.5 year old female who was admitted to gynecological emergency with a history of severe lower abdominal pains over the course of a few months. Provided are clinical pictures of the "Pseudoacute abdomen". Upon clinical examination, we found blue, shiny, bulging and imperforated hymen. An abdominal mass was palpated in the vicinity of the navel. Transabdominal ultrasound demonstrated mass filled with thick liquid. "Mercedes hymenal incision"
more » ... hymenal incision" was performed in general anaesthesia. About 1.2 litre of dark, thick blood was removed. Postoperative course was uneventful. The two years of follow-up were characterized with regular psychomotoric development for the age with regular menstrual cycles.
doi:10.2478/s11536-007-0027-1 fatcat:vozngyszdnesbna22resrloeqm