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Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • RKH syndrome
  • Von Mayer Rokitansky Kuster anomaly
  • Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser syndrome
  • Congenital absence of the uterus and vagina
  • Uterus bipartitus solidus rudimentarius cum vagina solida
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  • What are the effects on life expectancy? Click here for answer

  • I was diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome when I was 16 and had vaginal reconstruction surgery when I was 21. I am now about to get married and my soon-to-be-husband and I would like to explore having our own children. I have functioning ovaries and one normal kidney. Is it possible for someone with MRKH syndrome to have children of their own through a surrogate? Are my children at-risk to inherit this condition? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • RKH syndrome
  • Von Mayer Rokitansky Kuster anomaly
  • Mayer Rokitansky Kuster Hauser syndrome
  • Congenital absence of the uterus and vagina
  • Uterus bipartitus solidus rudimentarius cum vagina solida
Related Diseases
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.