When is incision and drainage indicated for Bartholin cysts?

Updated: Jan 08, 2019
  • Author: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP; Chief Editor: Christine Isaacs, MD  more...
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Incision and drainage is indicated for selected Bartholin cysts that have a diameter of 1 cm or larger or are symptomatic (painful, tender, interferes with physical or sexual activity) and/or any Bartholin abscess.

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