Bartholin's gland

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

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With the exception of location, the imaging characteristics for Skene cysts and abscess are similar to those described for the Bartholin glands.
111-115) In the vulva, these lesions are thought to arise from underlying sweat glands or Bartholin glands.
Although vulvar sweat gland carcinoma is very rare, accounting for less than 1% of all malignant vulvar tumors, adenoid cystic carcinoma accounts for approximately 20% to 25% of all Bartholin gland malignancies.
She included cases involving the vulva, Bartholin glands, and buttocks, and excluded cases involving the perianal and rectal areas.
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.