What is Mullerian Agenesis?
Mullerian Agenesis is a gynecological condition encountered by women. In fact, these are the primary rudiments of the female reproductive tract, as the female fetus develops, they differentiate, forming the fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix and the upper part of the vagina. It is a condition that affects 1 in every 5000 women.
Mullerian Agenesis can be complete or partial. Partial agenesis is less common and is characterized by a normal uterine structure with a small vaginal pocket located distal to the cervix. Complete Mullerian Agenesis is more common.
Mullerian Agenesis Diagnosis
Your gynecologist can diagnose the condition of Mullerian Agenesis based on your age, medical history, and examinations. One may experience the condition of Mullerian Agenesis at any age. For instance:
- When a parent or doctor finds out that the baby does not have a vaginal opening.
- During medical checkups for other medical conditions.
- During puberty when a girl do not have a period.
Your doctor may perform blood tests, ultrasound examinations, magnetic resonance imaging, and various other tests to confirm the condition of Mullerian Agenesis. Laparoscopy is usually not used, unless the diagnosis cannot be established using other methods or there is an assumption of the presence of functioning rudimentary uterus.
Mullerian Agenesis Treatment
There are several options available for Mullerian Agenesis treatment in Indore. Followed by the precise diagnosis, your gynecologist may advice specific treatment tailored to your need. Thanks to the development in the surgical methods, it has become possible for women with this condition to have normal sexual relations and restore fertility. Dr. Sushmita Mukherjee has helped many women with Mullerian Agenesis to carry and give birth to a healthy baby. In the most difficult clinical situations, the development of assisted reproductive technologies also helps to fulfill the cherished dream of motherhood.