Vesicovaginal reflux as a confounding cause of hydrocolpos–A case report
Sachin Somwanshi 1, Sandeep Kavthale 2, Ajay Gavkare 1, Abhijit Rayate 1, Basavraj Nagoba 1 *
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1 MIMSR Medical College, Latur, INDIA
2 Vision Diagnostic Centre, Latur, INDIA
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Abstract

Vesicovaginal reflux (VVR) is a dysfunction of voiding, generally seen in prepubertal females. It results in distension of the vagina due to accumulation of urine, which can be easily confused with hydrocolpos on sonography. Although VVR is rarely reported in clinical practice, it needs to be differentiated from obstructive causes of hydrocolpos to choose the correct treatment option. We report a rare case of transient vesicovaginal reflux in a 13-years-old girl who had presented with vague complaints of urinary incontinence intermittently. Probable clinical diagnosis was hydrocolpos and VVR was diagnosed accurately by radiological examinations. Appropriate history-taking and timely imaging by an expert radiologist will help in accurate diagnosis and initiate an appropriate treatment option.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/12048

ELECTRON J GEN MED, 2022 - Volume 19 Issue 4, Article No: em383

Publication date: 23 Apr 2022

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