Proctoneovaginohysterostomy and sigmoid colon pull-through for vaginal agenesis, hematocervicometra, and vestibular anus

G. B. Candiani, G. Zaffaroni, M. Dorta, A. M. Fagnani, Z. M. Candiani, C. Colaci

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Abstract

Study Objective: To restore anatomic and functional normality of the perineum and genital system in a pubertal girl aged 12 with pelvic pain and thelarche, vaginal agenesis, cervical hematometra, and vestibular anus. Design: To diagnose the malformation correctly by clinical examination and ultrasonography in order to select the most appropriate surgical treatment. Intervention: Proctoneovaginohysterostomy and sigmoid colon pull-through. Result: The patient is now well with regular, afebrile, painless menstrual cycles. The new vagina is soft and the anal sphincter is continent. Conclusions: Proctoneovaginohysterostomy with sigmoid colon pull-through proved to be an excellent surgical technique for correcting vaginal agenesis, hematocervicometra, and vestibular anus.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-98
Number of pages4
JournalAdolescent and Pediatric Gynecology
Volume6
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Anorectal malformations
  • Hematocervicometra
  • Proctoneovaginohysterostomy
  • Vaginal agenesis
  • Vestibular anus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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