mucocolpos

mu·co·col·pos

(myū-kō-kol'pos),
Presence of mucus in the vagina.
[muco- + G. kolpos, vagina]
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Agenesis of the lower vagina and imperforate hymen may present either in the newborn period as a bulging introitus caused by mucocolpos from vaginal secretions stimulated by maternal estradiol or during adolescence at the time of menarche.
In patients presenting with palpable abdominal, pelvic or vaginal mass (mucocolpos or pyocolpos), mullerian duct anomalies must be excluded.13,14 The diagnosis of this rare mullerian anomaly, also known as Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich Syndrome (HWWS) should be suspected in women who have ipsilateral renal agenesis with a pelvic mass.15
Not infrequently, the infant presents with a bulging introitus due to mucocolpos from vaginal secretions stimulated by maternal estrogen (FIGURE 2).