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Paraurethral cyst: a case report

  • Meltem Ceyhan EMAIL logo , Mehmet Nural , Tülin Oztas , İlkay Bayrak and Riza Rizalar
From the journal Open Medicine


Paraurethral or Skene’s duct cyst is a rare cause of masses located in the inter-labial genitor-urinary region and their etiology is not fully known. These congenital cysts may be diagnosed easily by inspection in the initial physical examination of the new-borne. Radiological evaluation is helpful for differential diagnosis and in determining the proximal extension of the cystic pathology. Treatment alternatives are needle aspiration and non-surgical follow-ups leading to a spontaneous regression and surgery. In this report the radiological findings of a female newborn diagnosed with paraurethral cyst in US and MR examinations have been discussed.

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Published Online: 2010-4-17
Published in Print: 2010-4-1

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