hymenectomy


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Related to hymenectomy: imperforate hymen, hymenotomy

hymenectomy

 [hi″men-ek´to-me]
excision of the hymen.

hy·me·nec·to·my

(hī'me-nek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of the hymen.
[G. hymēn, membrane, + ektomē, excision]

hymenectomy

(hī′mə-nĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of the hymen.

hy·me·nec·to·my

(hī'mĕ-nek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of the hymen.
[G. hymēn, membrane, + ektomē, excision]
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Padhi M and colleague,7 Guven D8 reported two cases with Intact hymen and a pinhole opening that presented with infertility, they did pelvic examination and diagnosed as microperforate hymen, treatment was given in the form of hymenectomy.9 The same is in our case report, patient had microperforate hymen,had complaint of infertility but unfortunately never had pelvic examination, conceived on treatment and presented with missed miscarriage, she was also treated surgically in the form of hymenectomy, patient remaind well after surgery and conceived again spontaneously after five months.
They never had penetrating sex.5 They delivered her by lower segment cesarean section and hymenectomy done at the time of surgery.
DiGiovanni intended to perform a hymenectomy and remove the tampon, but once the patient was anesthetized it became clear that the tampon wasn't in the vagina.