Related Conditions and Treatments
In an imperforate hymen, a membrane extends all the way across the area of the hymen, blocking the vaginal opening.
Labial hypertrophy is a harmless condition in which one or both sides of the labia grow to larger sizes.
Labial hypoplasia is a harmless condition in which one or both sides of the labia don't form normally during puberty.
A microperforate hymen is when the hymenal membrane extends all the way across the hymenal area with only a very small hole in the center.
A septate hymen is when, because of an extra band of tissue in the middle, there are two smaller openings to the vagina instead of one.
A woman with a septate uterus has a normal shaped uterus with a wall of tissue creating two cavities.
Transverse Vaginal Septum
A transverse vaginal septum is a horizontal so-called wall of tissue that has formed during embryologic development and essentially creates a blockage of the vagina.
A unicornuate uterus is a single-horned uterus.
Vaginal agenesis is when a baby's reproductive system may not finish developing in the mother's uterus, meaning she may be born without a vagina.
Vertical/Complete Vaginal Septum
A vertical or complete vaginal septum is when a wall of tissue runs down the length of the vaginal canal, partitioning the space into two vaginas.