Toddler Vaginal Secretions

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Figure 4.43. Normal mucoid vaginal discharge in a normal female infant. This results from the "withdrawal effect" from the in utero environment.

Baby Vaginal Discharge

Figure 4.44. "Withdrawal" bleeding in a normal female neonate. Vaginal bleeding is not uncommon in the first week of life. It is caused by die withdrawal of die high maternal estrogen level to which the baby has been exposed in utero. Vaginal bleeding is self-limited in diat transplacental hormone withdrawal effect starts on the third to fourth day of life and continues for 2 to 3 days.

Figure 4.44. "Withdrawal" bleeding in a normal female neonate. Vaginal bleeding is not uncommon in the first week of life. It is caused by die withdrawal of die high maternal estrogen level to which the baby has been exposed in utero. Vaginal bleeding is self-limited in diat transplacental hormone withdrawal effect starts on the third to fourth day of life and continues for 2 to 3 days.

Hymenal TagHymenal Tag
Figure 4.45. This normal female infant has a hymenal tag, which is a protrusion of redundant vaginal mucosa. Hymenal tags are a common finding and usually resolve spontaneously.

Figure 4.46. Another variant of a hymenal tag in a normal female infant. Hymenal remnants usually resolve spontaneously.

Figure 4.47. Clitoral hypertrophy giving the appearance of ambiguous genitalia. Potentially life-threatening adrenal abnormalities must be ruled out. Clitoral hypertrophy is the result of increased androgen stimulation as a result of a luteoma of pregnancy. This resolves after pregnancy. There was no adrenal anomaly in this infant.

Figure 4.46. Another variant of a hymenal tag in a normal female infant. Hymenal remnants usually resolve spontaneously.

Vaginal Deformities Humans

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