Imperforate Hymen - a rare cause of acute abdominal pain and tenesmus: case report and review of the literature

  • AS Mwenda
Keywords: Imperforate hymen, amenorrhea, pubertal girls, urine retention

Abstract

Imperforate hymen is a rare condition that presents with amenorrhea, cyclical abdominal pains and urine retention among pubertal girls. A 14 year old girl with imperforate hymen underwent hymenotomy for  hematocolpometra, having presented with abdominal pains and tenesmus.

Key words: Imperforate hymen, amenorrhea, pubertal girls, urine retention

Published
2014-01-22
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 1937-8688