Bartholin's gland


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Bartholin's gland

(bär′tl-ĭnz, -thə-lĭnz)
n.
Either of two small compound racemose glands on either side of the vaginal orifice that secrete a lubricating mucus and are homologous to the bulbourethral glands in the male.

Bartholin's gland

Etymology: Caspar T. Bartholin
one of two small mucus-secreting glands located on the posterior and lateral aspect of the vestibule of the vagina. Also called greater vestibular gland.

Bartholin's gland

Glandula vestibularis major, vulvovaginal gland Anatomy Either of the paired glands on each side of the vaginal orifice which are homologues of the ♂ bulbourethral glands
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Physical examination revealed bilateral firm and tender masses with the clinical diagnosis of Bartholin's gland cyst.
reported Bartholin's gland hyperplasia, which was removed incidentally during anterior-posterior colporhaphy.
Kazakov and Carik studied 2 cases of hyperplasia of the Bartholin's gland.
They described a case in which total excision of Bartholin's gland was performed and that resulted in a diagnosis of nodular hyperplasia.
Pathologic findings were consistent with Bartholin's gland hyperplasia.
Hyperplasia of Bartholin's gland is a rare benign lesion and there are a few female cases of different age groups in the literature.
Bartholin's gland hyperplasia in a postmenopausal woman.
Bilateral Bartholin's Gland Hyperplasia Associated with Bartholin's Gland Cyst: A Brief Case Report.
Bartholin's Gland Bilateral Nodular Hyperplasia: A Case Report Study.
Nodular hyperplasia, adenoma, and adenomyoma of Bartholin's gland.
Because Bartholin's gland hyperplasia is very rare, we should consider it as an etiologic differential diagnosis.
Only a few cases of Bartholin's gland hyperplasia have been reported in the literature.