Management of transverse vaginal septum in a neonate Case report and review of literature


A 2 days old female neonate was admitted to the Pediatric Surgery Center at Al- Kanssa teaching hospital on the third of June 2009 with abdominal mass. After clinical examination and investigations, operation was carried out on the sixth of June 2009 and intra operative diagnosis of vaginal atresia caused by transverse vaginal septum was carried out, which is a rare condition occurring 1 in 70,000 – 100,000 live births.
Cruciate incision of the septum with marsupialization was done without vaginostomy and latter vaginal reconstruction.