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What is Mullerian aplasia?

What is Mullerian aplasia?

  • Mullerian aplasia: A birth defect involving the absence of the uterus, cervix and top part of the vagina but normal external genitals and ovarian function. Secondary sexual characteristics generally develop normally but menstruation is absent.

Mullerian aplasia is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Mullerian aplasia, or a subtype of Mullerian aplasia, 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 Mullerian aplasia as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Mullerian aplasia: Introduction

Types of Mullerian aplasia:

Broader types of Mullerian aplasia:

Who gets Mullerian aplasia?

Gender Ratio for Mullerian aplasia: females only

What causes Mullerian aplasia?

Causes of Mullerian aplasia: see causes of Mullerian aplasia

What are the symptoms of Mullerian aplasia?

Symptoms of Mullerian aplasia: see symptoms of Mullerian aplasia

Can anyone else get Mullerian aplasia?

More information: see contagiousness of Mullerian aplasia
Inheritance: see inheritance of Mullerian aplasia

Mullerian aplasia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Mullerian aplasia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Mullerian aplasia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Mullerian aplasia: Gynecologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Mullerian aplasia.
Treatments for Mullerian aplasia: see treatments for Mullerian aplasia
Research for Mullerian aplasia: see research for Mullerian aplasia

Name and Aliases of Mullerian aplasia

Main name of condition: Mullerian aplasia

Other names or spellings for Mullerian aplasia:

mullerian agenesis, Mullerian duct failure

Mullerian duct failure
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Mullerian aplasia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Mullerian aplasia:


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