Normal Configurations Of The Hymen In Prepubertal And Adolescent Females

Annular Hymen
15-month-old infant with annular hymenal orifice
Hymen Prepubertal

7-year-old girl with a crescent-shaped hymenal orifice

Annular Crescentic Shape Hymen

2-year-old with an annular orifice, located offcenter, visible with labial traction r W

6-year-old with a septate hymen causing two orifices. Traction is needed to visualize the two openings.

Labial Traction

9-year-old girl with redundant labial tissue. Greater traction or a knee-chest position would reveal a normal orifice.

12-year-old girl with annular-shaped orifice and hormonal influence of puberty, causing thickened, pink tissue

(Source of photos: Reece R, Ludwig S (eds): Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management, 2nd ed., Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001.)

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

Bacterial Vaginosis Facts

This fact sheet is designed to provide you with information on Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial vaginosis is an abnormal vaginal condition that is characterized by vaginal discharge and results from an overgrowth of atypical bacteria in the vagina.

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