Woman born without a vagina has one made using skin from her THIGH
The 26-year-old anonymous woman had surgery in Argentina after discovering she had Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome when she was 14.
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.
Publication date: May–June 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Volume 27, Issue 4Author(s): Maria Tereza Pinto Medeiros Dias, Andreisa Paiva Monteiro Bilhar, Livia Cunha Rios, Bruno Almeida Costa, Edmar Maciel Lima Júnior, Ana Paula Negreiros Nunes Alves, Zenilda Vieira Bruno, Manoel Odorico de Moraes Filho, Leonardo Robson Pinheiro Sobreira Bezerra
Mayer-Rokitansky-K üster-Hauser (MRKHS) syndrome refers to congenital hypoplasia/aplasia of the uterus, the cervix and the upper 2/3 of the vagina, in females with normal ovaries and fallopian tubes, secondary ...
Publication date: Available online 10 April 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Yi-yi Wang, Hua Duan, Xiang-ning Zhang, Sha Wang
To report a new improved laparoscopic Vecchietti vaginoplasty in patients with congenital vaginal agenesis and to investigate its efficacy and safety.
M üllerian agenesis or MRKH occurs in 1 in ∼5,000 females. Currently, the worldwide experience of women with MRKH with regard to vaginal lengthening treatments (VL) and genitourinary (GU) symptoms is unknown, however, anecdotal data suggests that people with MRKH may experience a variety of genitou rinary (GU) symptoms. We conducted this study to describe the GU experiences of people with MRKH in the international community, specifically to identify trends in VL experience, prevalence of GU symptoms, and how symptoms may vary by VL treatment.
We present a series of three women with MRKH and inability to achieve satisfactory vaginal depth with dilation due to pain.