Hereford woman born without a womb is now a mother after parents paid £22k for IVF
Faye Richards, 31, from Hereford, Herefordshire, has a rare condition called Mayer Rokitansky K üster Hauser syndrome which meant she was born without a uterus and cannot bear children.
Most patients with congenital uterus and vaginal aplasia (i.e., Mayer –Rokitansky–Kuster–Hauser [MRKH] syndrome) have rudimentary pelvic uterine structures that contain smooth muscle. Although leiomyomas and dy...
Mayer-Rokitansky-K üster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is defined as incomplete development of Müllerian structures (uterus, fallopian tubes, proximal vagina) in an otherwise phenotypic female. MRKH syndrome typically presents in adolescence with primary amenorrhea but has been diagnosed in younger patients who present wit h other associated abnormalities, most commonly renal and skeletal.
This study aimed to explore associations between illness representations, self-concept, psychological distress and self-esteem in MRKH.
Conclusion: Nowadays, there is no established standard method of vaginal reconstruction. In Romania, the McIndoe technique is the most applied. Unfortunately, even if the MRKH syndrome is not uncommon, less and less surgeons are willing to perform the procedure to create a neovagina. PMID: 32630225 [PubMed - in process]
The Mayer-Rokitansky-K üster-Hauser syndrome, MRKHS, is a rare (orphan) disease characterized by the aplasia or hypoplasia of the uterus and the vagina. In women's health research, little is known as to how muc...
We present the first reported case of MRKH syndrome with solitary duplex kidney and anal stenosis.
Mayer-Rokitansky-K üster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare congenital disease characterized by uterovaginal agenesis. The diagnosis of MRKH syndrome generally leads to considerable emotional burdens on patients....
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ConclusionThe rate of LUTS is lower than that reported by others using alternative surgical procedures. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report validating LUTS after Davydov ’s neo-vaginoplasty.
To compare sexual function and outcomes of quality of life of patients with Mayer-Rokitansky-K üster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome after vaginal dilation and surgical procedures.