Congenital Hydrocolpos: Diagnostic Journey and Management—A Case Report
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Congenital hydrocolpos is cystic distention of the vagina, secondary to vaginal obstruction with an estimated occurrence of 1 in 16,000 female births . It may be an isolated finding or may be associated with persistent urogenital sinus or cloacal dysgenesis. After birth, delay in diagnosis and management can be life-threatening with associated sepsis, renal failure or intestinal obstruction .
A 30-year-old third gravida with one previous caesarean section (LSCS) was referred to our hospital at 36 weeks of gestation. Her previous antenatal visits were unremarkable, and all her antenatal scans (NT/NB screening, anomaly and growth scans) were normal.
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