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Labial Fusion Causing Coital and Voiding Difficulty in a Young Woman

DOI: 10.4236/asm.2013.31002    4,237 Downloads   7,896 Views   Citations


Adhesions of the labia are extremely rare in the reproductive population with only a few cases described in the literature. We report a young female patient with coital and voiding difficulty. The patient was a 22-year-old woman presented with voiding difficulty and inability to achieve sexual intercourse. Clinical examination revealed normally developed labia majora, clitoris, and vaginal opening, but fused labia minora and pinhole external urethral orifice. Intraoperatively, labial fusion was dissected with sharp dissection. Urethral dilatation was performed with dittel dilators. Local estrogen ointment was administered postoperatively for four weeks resulting with complete resolution of coital and voiding symptoms.

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M. Ozekinci, S. Yucel, C. Sanhal and M. Akar, "Labial Fusion Causing Coital and Voiding Difficulty in a Young Woman," Advances in Sexual Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 11-13. doi: 10.4236/asm.2013.31002.


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