How commonly are recurrence of Bartholin abscesses following treatment?

Updated: Nov 17, 2017
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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No recurrence after marsupialization has been reported in available studies. Recurrence rates after other treatments has varied; recurrence was most common after aspiration alone (approximately 38%). Healing generally occurred in 2 weeks or less.


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