A review of the management of diseases of the Bartholin's gland.

  title={A review of the management of diseases of the Bartholin's gland.},
  author={Jyotsna Pundir and Barry J Auld},
  journal={Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology},
  volume={28 2},
Bartholin's abscess and cyst account for 2% of all gynaecological visits per annum. This article reviews the anatomy, epidemiology and pathophysiology of the Bartholin's gland. The management of Bartholin's abscess including antibiotic use in the early stage of the condition together with options for surgical intervention are discussed and in so doing the variation of clinical practice in other countries is considered. The use of the word catheter, carbon dioxide laser are compared with… CONTINUE READING

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