Relative to patients with Bartholin
gland abscesses, patients with buttock abscesses were significantly more likely to be positive for MRSA (odds ratio 28) and patients with vulvar infections were nonsignificantly more likely to be MRSA positive (OR 7).
The mass was clinically diagnosed as a Bartholin
gland duct cyst and drainage was attempted, but no fluid could be aspirated.
Although vulvar sweat gland carcinoma is very rare, accounting for less than 1% of all malignant vulvar tumors, adenoid cystic carcinoma accounts for approximately 20% to 25% of all Bartholin
This case describes Kaposi sarcoma mimicking the benign and common condition of a Bartholin
Cook Medical's Word catheter, used to treat cysts of the Bartholin
gland (Photo: Business Wire)
4,10-12) Aggressive angiomyxoma is often clinically mistaken for more common entities, such as a Bartholin
cyst, vaginal cyst, abscess, leiomyoma, lipoma, fibroepithelial polyp, and inguinal or perineal hernia.
Mucus secretions are produced from glands at the neck of the cervix and from the Bartholins
glands at the side of the vaginal wall.
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Mucus is secreted by glands at the cervix and the Bartholins
glands on the vaginal wall, but menopause slows production.