Mathews Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics

2572-6501

Previous Issues Volume 2, Issue 1 - 2017

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Marsupialization of Skene’s Gland Cyst

Woojin Chong*, John Andrew Fantl

Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY.
Corresponding Author: Woojin Chong, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Email: [email protected]

Received Date: 01 Jun 2017  
Accepted Date: 05 Jun 2017   
Published Date: 12 Jun 2017

Copyright © 2017 Chong W

Citation: Chong, W and Fantl, JA. (2017). Marsupialization of Skene's Gland Cyst. Mathews J Gynecol Obstet. 2(1): 010.


ABSTRACT

Background Skene's glands are female homolog of male prostate. The management of Skene's gland cyst is somewhat controversial. 
Case A 24 year-old woman presented to Urogyn clinic with “bulge in my vagina” for the past 10 years, complaining discomfort of during sexual intercourse, interrupted voiding and deviation of urinary stream. Initial conservative management and observation were not effective. The patient underwent marsupialization of the Skene gland cyst and symptoms resolved completely at 4 weeks postop visit. 
Conclusion Marsupialization of Skene's gland cyst resulted excellent clinical outcome in a short term.


KEYWORDS

Skene's Gland; Skene's Cyst; Marsupialization.


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