Clinical Pathology of Bartholin's Glands: A Review of the Literature.

  title={Clinical Pathology of Bartholin's Glands: A Review of the Literature.},
  author={Min Yen Lee and Amanda Dalpiaz and Richard Schwamb and Yimei Miao and Wayne C. Waltzer and Ali Khan},
  journal={Current urology},
  volume={8 1},
The Bartholin's glands are located symmetrically at the posterior region of the vaginal opening and play an important role in the female reproductive system. These two pea-sized glands are involved in mucus secretion and vaginal lubrication. Cyst formation in the glands is common and results from mucus build-up in gland ducts. It is important to monitor such cysts because they may occur in the form of carcinomas. Larger cysts and abscesses are found in the lower vestibular region and typically… CONTINUE READING

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