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Case Reports
June 1940

IMPERFORATE HYMEN HYDROURETER, AND CAUSING HYDROCOLPOS, HYDRONEPHROSIS PYURIAITS OCCURRENCE IN AN INFANT

Am J Dis Child. 1940;59(6):1290-1297. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1940.01990170126009
Abstract

In the literature I have found only 7 cases of hydrocolpos associated with imperforate hymen and causing symptoms before puberty. In 2 of these cases the children were 6 and 7 years of age, and in 5 the condition occurred at or before 2 months of age. In these reports, which were all gleaned from the European literature, no mention was made of concomitant roentgenographic studies of the urinary tract or of analyses of the blood for evidence of impaired renal function.

In the case reported here, symptoms referable to obstruction of the vaginal outlet appeared within the first few weeks after birth.

REPORT OF A CASE  Diana T. was born on May 11, 1937, of Hungarian parents. The family history revealed nothing abnormal. The child was delivered spontaneously at term and weighed 5 pounds 2 ounces (2,325 Gm.). The obstetrician, Dr. Geza Weitzner, on referring the patient at 8

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