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Vol. 15 - Num. 57

Clinical Reviews

Hymeneal Tags

Jacinto Martínez Blancoa, E Lombraña Álvarezb, C Suárez Castañónc, P Serrano Acebesb

aPediatra. CS El Coto. Gijón. Asturias. España.
bMIR-Pediatría. Hospital de Cabueñes. Gijón. España.
cPediatra. Área V SESPA. Gijón. España.

Correspondence: J Martínez. E-mail: jacintomartinezblanco@hotmail.com

Reference of this article: Martínez Blanco J, Lombraña Álvarez E, Suárez Castañón C, Serrano Acebes P. Hymeneal Tags. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2013;15:59-61.

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It is important to make an appropriate examination of the genital structures of the female newborn to differentiate normal from pathological variations.

Among the congenital variations of the hymeneal mucosa, a polyp or tag is the most common anatomic variant.

We report two cases: a two week old girl and a nine month old girl with hymeneal tag detected in a well child review at the primary care centre.


Female newborns Hymeneal polyp Hymeneal tag



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