Vaginal Cyst Anatomy
To better understand Bartholin's cyst, it helps to understand the anatomy of the vagina.
The Bartholin's glands secrete a fluid that keeps the vaginal lining moist. They are located just inside and to either side of the vaginal opening in the labia.
The vagina is a short, muscular tube that connects the external genitalia to the cervix and uterus. The external genitalia include the vulva (labia) and clitoris.
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