Last Updated: 2023-07-07
Author(s): Anzengruber F., Navarini A.
Bartholinic retention cyst
Indolent cysts arising from the Bartholin –s glands (vaginal auricular glands).
The cause is an obstruction of the excretory duct of a Bartholin –s gland, often as a result of Bartholinitis.
Skin-coloured, sharply demarcated, turgidly elastic, hemispherical lump.
If necessary, biopsy
Inner margin of the labia in the middle/lower third of the vulva.
If there is inflammation of the excretory duct, it is known as bartholinitis.
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