DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20160417

An unusual case of labial fusion

Neha V. Bhave, P. K. Shah, Hemangi Chaudhari

Abstract


Labial fusion is sealing of labia minora in midline. It is also known as Labial adhesion or Labial agglutination or synechia vulvae. This condition is common in pre-pubertal females when estrogen levels are low and commonly resolves spontaneously post-puberty. Usually asymptomatic and typically treated conservatively. Medical treatment includes use of estrogen cream or betamethasone cream. Surgical treatment rarely required, if not responding to medical treatment or dense adhesions. This case report is unusual as it presented in a post-pubertal female and which needed surgical management.


Keywords


Labial adhesion, Labial fusion, Labial agglutination, Synechia vulvae

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