Which physical findings are characteristic of Bartholin cysts?

Updated: Aug 10, 2017
  • Author: Antonia Quinn, DO; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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The following physical examination findings are seen in Bartholin cysts:

  • Patients may have a painless, unilateral labial mass without signs of surrounding cellulitis.

  • If large, the cyst may be tender.

  • Discharge from ruptured cyst should be nonpurulent.


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