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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014, Article ID 259072, 3 pages
Case Report

Labial Adhesion with Acute Urinary Retention Secondary to Vaginitis

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan University, Islampasa Mahallesi, Sehitler Caddesi, No. 74, Merkez, 53100 Rize, Turkey
2Dermatology Clinic, Rize State Hospital, Merkez, 53100 Rize, Turkey

Received 5 May 2014; Accepted 6 June 2014; Published 7 July 2014

Academic Editor: Erich Cosmi

Copyright © 2014 Şenol Şentürk et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Labial adhesion occurs most often in infants and girls and is usually associated with low estrogen levels. Labial adhesion in the reproductive age group is extremely rare due to abundance of estrogen. Herein we present a case of almost complete labial adhesion with acute urinary retention in a 21-year-old virgin woman secondary to a probable untreated severe vaginitis.