Question:

What is false about Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome?
1. It is a congenital disorder.
2. Incidence is 1 in 4000-5000 female births.
3. Hormonal profile is deranged in this syndrome.
4. It may be associated with renal anomalies.
5. Women present with primary amenorrhoea.





Answer:

The correct answer for the question "What is false about Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome?" is:

3. Hormonal profile is deranged in this syndrome.



Explanation
1.It is a rare congenital anomaly. [It is rare congenital anomaly of uterus and vagina.]

2. Its incidence is 1 in 4000-5000 female births. [It is rare disorder with an incidence of 1 in 4000-5000 female population.]

3. Hormonal profile is normal. [Ovaries are normal with a normal profile of estrogen and progesterone.]

4. It may be associated with many other congenital anomalies. [It may be associated with renal agenesis, pelvic kidney, horseshoe kidney, skeletal, cardiac and hearing anomalies.]

5. Women with this syndrome present with primary amenorrhoea at puberty. [Females with this syndrome are diagnosed at young age with absence of menarche and normal secondary sex characteristics and hormonal profile.]



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Large leiomyoma in a woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome
Radiology Case. 2013 Mar; 7(3):39-46


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Large leiomyoma in a woman with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome

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Abstract
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a rare congenital anomaly characterized as aplasia or hypoplasia of uterus and vagina in women with normal development of secondary sex characteristics. It affects 1 in 4000-5000 female births. Women with this syndrome present with primary amenorrhoea. MRKH syndrome may be associated with renal, skeletal, cardiac and auditory anomalies. Women with MRKH syndrome may develop leiomyoma from a rudimentary uterus, though very rare. Initial investigation in women having MRKH syndrome with leiomyoma is ultrasonography (USG). However, CT and MRI are more accurate to evaluate the pelvic anatomy and pathologies.






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