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- The Bartholin glands are located inferiorly on either side of vaginal opening:
- Ducts open on sides of labial vestibule.
- Obstruction of duct produces a usually painless cyst:
- Infection of cyst results in abscess formation.
Most common in women aged 20–40 yr
- Anaerobic and aerobic microflora normally found in vagina:
- Bacteroides species
- Peptostreptococcus species
- Escherichia coli
- Other gram-negative organisms
- Occasionally Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis