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Absceso de Bartolino - Symptom

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Absceso de Bartholin; Glándula de Bartolino infectada


  • 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.


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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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