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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;45(10):1860-1864.
Published online October 1, 2002.
Two Cases of Imperforate Hymen with Hematocolpometra.
Su Kon Kim, Jae Ho Choi, Keon Jin
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dankook University College of Medicine, Cheonan, Korea.
Abstract
Imperforate hymen is a rare congenital malformation. Two cases of imperforate hymen regarded to congenital origin, and formed hematocolpometra. In most instances definite finding is noticed after menarche as retention of menstrual flow results in abdominal pain, distension of the lower abdomen and often in acute urinary retention. Two cases of imperforate hymen associated with hematocolpora, hematometra and abdominal distension at age of 14 and 16 were treated satisfactorily by simple crucial incision of hymen, and drained of about 800 cc and 600 cc of tarry blood respectively. We present two cases of imperforate hymen with review of the literatures.
Key Words: Imperforate hymen, Hematocorpora, Hematometra


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