Rare case of transverse vaginal septum presents as secondary amenorrhoea

Indian doctors say the incidence of such a case is as rare as one in 84,000 women

Doctors are being urged to consider a transverse vaginal septum in patients with secondary amenorrhoea, following a recent case involving a young woman with an unusual presentation.

A transverse vaginal septum usually presents at an early age as primary amenorrhoea with cyclical abdominal pain or later as dyspareunia and infertility, write doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Jodhpur, India.

But in this case, the 22-year-old woman underwent menarche at 15 and experienced regular menstrual