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Bartholin Gland Cyst
(Bartholin’s Cyst; Greater Vestibular Gland Cyst; Bartholin Gland Abscess)
- A painless or tender lump on either side of the opening of the vagina
- A lump that may grow in size over time
- Pain with activities such as walking or intercourse
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists http://www.acog.org
Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians http://familydoctor.org
Health Canada http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca
The Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada http://www.sogc.org
Bartholin gland cyst. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated November 15, 2013. Accessed September 3, 2014.
Bartholin’s cyst. NHS Choices website. Available at: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Bartholins-cyst/Pages/Introduction.aspx. Accessed September 3, 2014.
Bartholin’s gland cyst. Family Doctor—American Academy of Family Physicians website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/bartholins-gland-cyst.html. Updated February 2014. Accessed September 3, 2014.
Omole F, Simmons B, et al. Management of Bartholin’s duct cyst and gland abscess. Am Fam Physician. 2003 Jul;68(1):135-40. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/0701/p135.html. Accessed September 3, 2014.
- Reviewer: Andrea Chisholm, MD
- Review Date: 08/2014
- Update Date: 09/03/2014