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Bartholin's glands

[′bärt·əl·ənz ‚glanz]
(anatomy)
Two pea-sized glands located on each side of the labia minora that secrete a lubricating fluid upon sexual arousal.
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Bartholin's gland tumors must be differentiated from ectopic mammary tissue of goats (GAMEEL et al., 1992).
Goldman, "Carcinomas of Bartholin's gland: histogenesis and the etiological role of human papillomavirus," The American Journal of Pathology, vol.
Keywords * Bartholin's gland * Hyperplasia * Lymphadenitis
It is estimated that, among individuals who contract STIs, some of them would likely develop Bartholin's gland abscess, and there is a high chance of acquiring other sexually transmitted infections [2].
Paniel, "Unusual presentation of Bartholin's gland duct cysts: anterior expansions," BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol.
Cytogenetic analysis of an adenoid cystic carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland. Cancer Genet Cytogenet.
During the operation, a firm ill-defined mass with deep infiltration was detected in the anatomic region of Bartholin's gland. This was extended to the vaginal wall and the pelvic floor.
Clinical diagnosis of soft tissue tumor of vulva was made and differential diagnosis of Bartholin's gland cyst was kept in mind.
Merkel cell carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland. Gynecol Oncol.
l Blocked gland: If the glands at the vaginal opening (Bartholin's glands) get blocked or infected, this causes painful swelling.
The Bartholin's glands and Skene's glands were without lesion, as was the external urethral meatus.
THERE are a pair of oval, pea-sized glands whose ducts open into the vulva and these are called Bartholin's glands.