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Successful pregnancy outcome after septum resection and use of amnion graft in patient with high transverse vaginal septum


A 20-year-old woman recently married presented to the outpatient department of the hospital, with primary amenorrhea and difficulty in having coitus. Her height was 155 cm, breast development was normal for age, and other secondary sexual characters seemed normal. On local examination, external genitalia was normal looking, and there was no vaginal discharge. She had a blind vagina of 2 cm length. The ultrasound showed a normal-sized uterus and ovaries seemingly normal. Hormonal profile comprising serum follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinising hormone, prolactin and thyroid stimulating hormone were all within normal limits. Karyotyping was done, which showed a 46,XX pattern. The patient underwent vaginal surgery during which septum resection was done, and amnion grafting was performed to prevent stricture formation. The patient resumed successful coitus 3 months after surgery. There was no discomfort on coitus. She conceived 7 months later. Following this, the patient delivered a healthy baby boy through caesarean section at term.

  • pregnancy
  • plastic and reconstructive surgery

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