Novel Custom-made Heat Cure Acrylic Stent for Vaginal Agenesis: A Case Report

Document Type : Case Reports


Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore, India


The Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome is most commonly associated with vaginal agenesis, a congenital anomaly of the female genital tract. To correct vaginal agenesis, a neovaginal cavity between the bladder and the rectum must be formed. Following surgical reconstruction of the vaginal space, a long-term vaginal stent is required to maintain vaginal width and depth while preventing contraction. This case report describes a novel technique for managing the postsurgical condition of a 22-year-old female patient diagnosed with MRKH syndrome referred to the Department of Prosthodontics for a custom-made heat-cure acrylic Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) vaginal stent fabricated by a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist.


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