Published: 2021-09-27

Successful vaginal delivery in a woman with longitudinal vaginal septum: a case report

Archana Minz, Kallol Kumar Roy, Rinchen Zangmo


Anomalies of vagina may present with primary amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, infertility, dyspareunia or can be detected as an incidental finding on physical examination or imaging study for another indication. We present a case report of a 21-year-old pregnant woman who was diagnosed with longitudinal vaginal septum on vaginal examination during her antenatal visit at term. At 38 weeks 2 days period of gestation, patient presented with labour pain. Resection of the longitudinal vaginal septum was performed during the second stage of labour which facilitated vaginal delivery. Both mother and baby were discharged from hospital in good health.


Longitudinal vaginal septum, Primary amenorrhea, Dyspareunia

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