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Absceso de Bartolino - Symptom

Nombres alternativos

Absceso de Bartholin; Glándula de Bartolino infectada

Síntomas:

  • Una protuberancia sensible a cada lado de la abertura vaginal
  • Fiebre
  • Dolor durante la relación sexual

Signos y exámenes:

Un examen pélvico revela una glándula de Bartolino agrandada y sensible. En mujeres de edad avanzada, puede recomendarse una biopsia para descartar un tumor.

Cualquier drenado de líquido o flujo vaginal se enviará a un laboratorio para su análisis.

  • Reviewed last on: 6/5/2010
  • Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, University of Washington, School of Medicine; Susan Storck, MD, FACOG, Chief, Eastside Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, Redmond, Washington; Clinical Teaching Faculty, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.

Referencias

Birnbaumer DM, Anderegg C. Sexually transmitted diseases. In: Marx JA, ed. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 96.

Butler KH. Incision and drainage. In: Roberts JR, Hedges JR, eds. Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine. 5th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Saunders Elsevier; 2009:chap 37.

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