Vaginal osseous metaplasia

Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Fábio Machado LandimRoney Gonçalves Fechine Feitosa


Osseous metaplasia is an unusual event in the gynecologic organs. It has been reported mostly in the endometrium and rarely in the cervix. The authors describe a rare case of bone formation in vaginal mucosa of a 52-year-old woman with chronic pelvic pain and exteriorization of bone from vaginal introit. To our knowledge, this finding has not been reported yet in the English medical literature.


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