It is possible to find vaginal stenosis
or shortening, to a varying degree, after surgical prolapse repair, with or without mesh or graft.
Recurrence occurs is approximately 10%-15% of patients, and toxicities can be severe, including vaginal stenosis
* Treatment complications of chemoradiotherapy such as nausea and vomiting, cystitis, proctitis, vaginal stenosis
, subcutaneous fibrosis, and sub-acute bowel obstruction.
and sexual function following intracavitary radiation for the treatment of cervical and endometrial carcinoma.
(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
Vaginal examination has traditionally been performed utilizing a vaginal speculum and light source; however traditional approaches can result in discomfort and are poorly suited for smaller patients or in cases of vaginal stenosis
Some women, especially those who may have gone without intercourse for prolonged periods, may also have vaginal stenosis
. These can all present barriers to sexual health for women in midlife, she said.
Such practice increases the risk of excising too much mucosa or over-aggressively plicating the vaginal subepithelium and ultimately leading to 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.
In one patient there was vaginal stenosis
after 8 months of procedure, she was divorced and non-compliant with the use of vaginal mold.