Vaginal stenosis

Vaginal stenosis

Narrowing of the vagina due to a build-up of scar tissue.
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7) Graham-Brown et al, (10) reported another case who developed hematocolpos due to complete vaginal stenosis following SJS in pregnancy.
Repeated and progressive inflammation and subsequent fibrosis leads to ectropion, esophageal, anal, urethral, and vaginal stenosis and dryness.
In one patient there was vaginal stenosis after 8 months of procedure, she was divorced and non-compliant with the use of vaginal mold.
Some women, especially those who may have gone without intercourse for prolonged periods, may also have vaginal stenosis.
Such practice increases the risk of excising too much mucosa or over-aggressively plicating the vaginal subepithelium and ultimately leading to vaginal stenosis.
Vaginal stenosis can be prevented or treated with dilation, by encouraging resumption of sexual intercourse, and--in cases of vaginal adhesions--with surgical intervention.
Various traditional practices can lead to a narrowing of the vagina, also known as acquired vaginal stenosis (gynetresia), that makes it difficult for some couples to conceive a child, decades of research from Nigeria indicate.
Patients were selected for AH with the following clinical criteria: 1) fixed uterus or no uterine descent; 2) unmarried women; and 3) vaginal stenosis.
Dilators used nightly are important in these cases, and for vaginal stenosis, she said.
I -- Vaginal stenosis is a common compli cation after pelvic and vaginal radiotherapy that occurs in 38% of patients, but physicians are not being proactive about promoting vaginal dilation therapy to counteract the problem, according to an Australian physician.
Kahn reported that one PC patient who underwent perineotomy for vaginal stenosis still experiences significant dyspareunia.