Bartholin's glands


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Bartholin's glands: Bartholin cyst

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Nodular hyperplasia of Bartholin's gland. Pathology, v.
The pathomorphology of Bartholin's gland. Analysis of surgical data.
Caption: Figure 2--Goat, vulva, Bartholin's gland adenoma; histopathological demonstration of the irregular tubular shaped tubular structures separated by fibrous septa.
Riethmuller, "Brain and lung metastasis of Bartholin's gland adenoid cystic carcinoma: a case report," Journal of Medical Case Reports, vol.
Yokoyama et al., "Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of Bartholin's gland: A case report," Acta Cytologica, vol.
Enrici, "Adenoid cystic carcinoma of Bartholin's gland receiving adjuvant radiation therapy: case report," European Journal of Gynaecological Oncology, vol.
(5) Clinically, the painful swelling of the Bartholin's gland area may be confused with Bartholin's duct cyst and abscess treated by drainage or marsupialization which causes delay in diagnosis and treatment.
Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland: a rare tumor unmarked by persistent vulvar pain in a postmenopausal women.
Liver metastasis in a case of adenoid cystic carcinoma of the Bartholin's gland: a rare presentation.
We present a case of bilateral hyperplastic Bartholin's gland masses in a patient with perineal pain.
Microscopic examination showed hyperplastic and hypertrophied Bartholin's gland revealing mild edema, chronic inflammatory infiltrate, and focal dilation of ducts with squamous metaplasia (figure 2).
Although inflammatory lesion is the most common cause of swelling of the Bartholin's gland in all age groups, Bartholin's hyperplasia should be considered in cases with a solid mass.