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What is MRKH syndrome?

What is MRKH syndrome?

  • MRKH syndrome: A syndrome characterized mainly by the failure of the uterus and most of the upper vagina to develop during the fetal stage. Females tend to develop secondary sexual characteristics with functioning ovaries but don't menstruate.

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list MRKH syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

MRKH syndrome: Introduction

Types of MRKH syndrome:

Broader types of MRKH syndrome:

What causes MRKH syndrome?

Causes of MRKH syndrome: see causes of MRKH syndrome

What are the symptoms of MRKH syndrome?

Symptoms of MRKH syndrome: see symptoms of MRKH syndrome

MRKH syndrome: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for MRKH syndrome.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and MRKH syndrome.

How is it treated?

Treatments for MRKH syndrome: see treatments for MRKH syndrome

Name and Aliases of MRKH syndrome

Main name of condition: MRKH syndrome

Other names or spellings for MRKH syndrome:

Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome, Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome, type 1, Rokitansky sequence, Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser anomaly, Congenital absence of Uterus and Vagina, Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome, Rokitansky syndrome

 

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