Gartner’s Duct Cyst Managed by Marsupilization
A Gartner’s duct cyst is a benign vaginal cystic lesion that arises from the vestigial remnant of a mesonephric duct (Wolfian duct) not mullarian duct. They are usually too small to produce symptoms and typically occur along the upper antero-lateral walls of the vagina, following the course of the Gartner’s duct. Being a remnant of the mesonephric ducts, which normally give rise to the urological system, there is a small association between Gartner’s duct cysts and metanephric urinary anomalies, such as ectopic ureter & ipsilateral renal hypoplasia. Malignant transformation is extremely rare with reported cases developed into clear cell carcinoma .
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