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Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery:
doi: 10.1097/SPV.0b013e3182817c00
Case Reports

Complete Labial Fusion With Vaginal Constriction Band Presenting as Incomplete Voiding

Lazarou, George MD, FACOG, FACS*†; Maldonado, Michelle Quinones MD*; Mitchell, Kaitlyn BA

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Abstract

Background

Labial adhesions are most commonly described in prepubertal girls. Only a few cases have been reported in postmenopausal women presenting with incomplete voiding.

Case

This report describes a case of a 51-year-old postmenopausal woman who presented with incomplete voiding and urinary incontinence. On examination, she had complete labial fusion and intraoperative findings of distal vaginal stenosis due to a constriction band. The patient was surgically treated with lysis of the labial fusion, posterior vaginal advancement flap with complete resolution of her urinary symptoms.

Conclusion

In this report, we present a case of a postmenopausal patient with complete labial fusion, distal vaginal stenosis, and incomplete voiding who underwent successful surgical management with good anatomical results and complete resolution of urinary symptoms.

Copyright © 2013 by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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