Spontaneous discharge from Gartner’s duct cyst in a perimenopausal woman: a rare case


  • Sathiyakala Rajendran Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sri Sathya Sai Medical College and Research Institute, Thiruporur, Tamil Nadu, India


Gartner’s duct cyst, Wolffian duct, Mucous secreting cyst in vagina


Gartner’s duct cyst which arises from the remnants of the distal part of Wolffian duct is rare, especially in a perimenopausal woman. Hereby, presenting a case of huge Gartner’s duct cyst with spontaneous discharge in a perimenopausal woman. A 40 year old woman, who is having mass descending per vaginum for the past 2 years and discharge  from the mass for the past one week, is diagnosed to have a Gartner’s duct cyst in the right lateral vaginal wall. There was mucous discharge from the cyst through a pin hole opening in the vaginal wall covering the cyst. Under antibiotic cover, the cyst was excised completely. The patient was advised follow up. 


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