Congenital absence of the vagina. The Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome.

  title={Congenital absence of the vagina. The Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome.},
  author={James E. Griffin and Colin R. Edwards and John D Madden and Mary Jo Harrod and John Wilson},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={85 2},
We describe 14 patients with congenital absence of the vagina associated with a variable abnormality of the uterus and review the literature. Associated developmental anomalies of the urinary tract and skeleton are common. As a result of the analysis of two affected families, we believe that the disorder may represent the variable manifestation of a single underlying genetic defect that can be expressed alone or in any combination of vertebral, renal, and genital abnormalities. Some affected… CONTINUE READING


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