Zacharakis Dimitrios, Domali Ekaterini, Antsaklis Panos, Daskalakis George
First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Athens, Alexandra hospital, Athens, Greece
Correspondence: Daskalakis George, 8 Metaxa St & 1 Vasilissis Sofias St, P. Penteli, GR – 15236, Athens, Greece, E – mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Imperforate hymen is a urogenital tract anomaly that represents the most frequent congenital malformation of the female genital tract. We present a case of a young girl who was referred to our pediatric and adolescent gynecological department with a transabdominal ultrasound showing a suspicious pelvic mass. Using translabial ultrasonography the diagnosis of imperforate hymen was confirmed. Translabial ultrasound scan provides an excellent alternative to the transvaginal technique where vaginal access is impossible. Furthermore, allows differentiating imperforate hymen from low transverse vaginal septum, thus helping clinicians in tailoring management options.
Keywords: Abdominal pain, hematocolpometra, imperforate hymen, pelvic mass, translabial ultrasonography