Bartholin's gland

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either of the two posterior vestibular glands that secrete a lubricating mucus

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However, it should be noted that both Skene and Bartholin gland cysts can harbor infection despite having a simple appearance on imaging; if the patient is having pain at the site of a 'cyst' noted on imaging, the collection should be considered to be infected (Figure 8).
Other glandular elements that are present in the vulva include the Skene glands (paraurethral glands), the Bartholin glands (mucus producing vestibular glands), and minor vestibular glands.
A case report and literature review regarding giant Bartholin gland cyst
This group consisted of 64 patients (51%) with vulvar abscesses, 41 patients (33%) with Bartholin gland abscesses, 19 patients (15%) with buttock abscesses, and 2 patients (2%) with combined buttock and vulvar abscesses.
Physicians will now have access to Cook Medical's Word catheter, a silicone balloon catheter used to treat cysts of the Bartholin gland, company officials announced today.
Merkel cell carcinoma arising in the vagina and vulva are believed to originate from the external squamous mucosa, Bartholin gland duct, or minor vestibular glands.