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Vaginal Cysts: A Pathology Review

Heller, Debra S. MD

Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease: April 2012 - Volume 16 - Issue 2 - p 140–144
doi: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e3182320ef0
Review Article

Cysts of the vagina are occasionally received in pathology laboratories, often without clinical history as to location in the vagina. Cysts may be congenital or acquired. This article reviews the origin and histology of vaginal cysts.

From the Department of Pathology, and Laboratory Medicine, UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Reprint requests to: Debra S. Heller, MD, Department of Pathology - UH/E158, UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, 185 S Orange Ave, Newark, NJ 07103. E-mail:

©2012The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology