• Sadia Anwar
  • Tooba Moon
  • Sajjad Ahmad Baloch
  • Syed Humayun Shah


The incidence of vaginal septum is rare. The infrequency of this anomaly makes accurate estimates ofthe true incidence very difficult to obtain. Diagnosis is based on careful history and examination. This isthe case of a patient who presented with transverse vaginal septum in labour and breech presentation.The septum was resected and the foetus delivered normally. Careful vaginal examination should beperformed in pregnant women at term before labour to detect such manageable abnormalities.


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