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.
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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....
Source: Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Research Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: Clin Genet Source Type: research
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.
Source: International Urogynecology Journal - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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.
Source: Fertility and Sterility - Category: Reproduction Medicine Authors: Tags: Original article Source Type: research
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
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
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 ...
Source: Italian Journal of Pediatrics - Category: Pediatrics Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 10 April 2020Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive GynecologyAuthor(s): Yi-yi Wang, Hua Duan, Xiang-ning Zhang, Sha Wang
Source: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
To report a new improved laparoscopic Vecchietti vaginoplasty in patients with congenital vaginal agenesis and to investigate its efficacy and safety.
Source: The Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
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.
Source: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research
We present a series of three women with MRKH and inability to achieve satisfactory vaginal depth with dilation due to pain.
Source: Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - Category: OBGYN Authors: Source Type: research
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