Vaginal atresia: Introduction
Vaginal atresia: A birth defect where the vagina is blocked off to varying degrees. It is often associated with syndromes such as Bardet-Biedl syndrome, Fraser syndrome and Rokitansky-Mayer-Juster-Hauser syndrome.
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Symptoms of Vaginal atresia
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Treatments for Vaginal atresia
- Treatment varies depending on the specific nature of the structural anomaly but options include surgical repair of the defect or using an intestinal graft to create a new vagina
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Causes of Vaginal atresia
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Misdiagnosis and Vaginal atresia
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Vaginal atresia: Rare Types
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Definitions of Vaginal atresia:
Vaginal atresia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Vaginal atresia, or a subtype of Vaginal atresia,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Vaginal atresia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
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