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Bartholin's cyst (Caspar Bartholin the Younger)

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Cyst seen in chronic inflammation of Bartholin’s gland or its ducts.


Cyst sometimes formed in chronic inflammation of the major vestibular gland – Bartholin’s gland – or its ducts. Caused by accumulation of secretion at the excretory duct of Bartholin’s glands.

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