Published: 2019-07-26

A rare case of gartner duct cyst presenting as a genital prolapse: a case report

Tanu Bhati, Sunil Takiar, Kalpana Verma, Kalpna Kulshrestha


Mullerian cysts are usually small, ranging from 0.1 to 2 cm in diameter. Rarely, they may be enlarged and mistaken for other structures such as uterovaginal prolapse/cystocele/rectocele or urethral diverticulum. Posterior vaginal wall cyst is a very rare case. We present a case of patient presenting with mass coming out from vagina, which, after clinical evaluation and USG, was diagnosed as a Gartner’s cyst. Gartner’s duct cyst is a derivative of Wolffian duct (mesonephric duct) in females. Assessment of the lesion via history taking and pelvic examination is important to confirm both the lesion’s size and location, but appropriate clinical evaluation supported with investigations clinched the diagnosis easily.


Gartner’s duct cyst, Mesonephric duct, Wolffian duct, Vaginal mass

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