Endovaginal Imaging: Pelvic Floor Cysts and Masses



The purpose of this chapter is to describe the 3D endovaginal ultrasonography utility in the assessment of pelvic floor cysts and masses. In order to visualize the structures that are located in or lateral to the vaginal canal, 3D endovaginal ultrasound technique is described. This special technique has the advantage of evaluating the anatomical relationship of any pathology in the vagina.


Bartholin gland cyst/abscess Skene gland cyst/abscess Urethral diverticulum Gartner duct cyst Leiomyoma Malignant vaginal masses Rectovaginal septum endometrioma Vaginal hematomas 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, INOVA Women’s HospitalVirginia Commonwealth UniversityFalls ChurchUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyGynecologic Subspecialties, INOVA Women’s Hospital, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityFalls ChurchUSA
  3. 3.Department of BioengineeringGeorge Mason UniversityFairfaxUSA

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