Children’s vaginal and vulvar anatomical abnormalities
Because sometimes life doesn’t go to the master plan.
The absence of organs
Vagina, uterus, ovaries, cervix, clitoris, vulva
A double uterus usually also means a double cervix and a double vagina – but not always. This anatomical abnormality usually doesn’t present too many problems, but care must be taken with pregnancies.
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Reifenstein syndrome is an androgen insensitivity syndrome occurring in foetal development that results in improper sex organ development in boys.
Vaginal agenesis is the complete absence of a vaginal canal.
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Cervical agenesis means the cervix – connecting the uterus and vagina – is absent.
Cervical stenosis is the narrowing – for whatever reason – of the cervix, which is the neck of tissue joining the vagina and uterus.
Swyer syndrome means you are a chromosomal male (46, XY), but – aside from ovaries – the rest of you is 100% woman.
MRKH syndrome is a congenital state whereby the uterus, top part of the vagina, and cervix do not exist or are small. Ovaries are normal.
An overview of DSD.
Those with 5-ARD are genetically male, but have ambiguous genitalia due to an enzymatic interruption in the womb.
A condition whereby babies born as genetic males have an androgen receptor problem that means they turn, more or less, into females, including gender identity and heterosexuality.
Ambiguous genitals means it’s really hard to tell if a child is a boy or a girl, and there are a handful of common causes of this anatomical abnormality.
The surgical repair of a bladder exstrophy has two parts – the bladder repair and the pelvic bone repair.
Epispadias is a birth defect in boys and girls whereby the genitals are improperly formed, affecting the urethra and sometimes the bladder and other structures.