Skene's gland

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Skene's gland

 (skēnz) or Skene gland (skēn)
[After Alexander Johnston Chalmers Skene (1837-1900), Scottish-born American gynecologist.]
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Obstruction of the duct that drains into the urethral lumen can lead to development of Skene gland cysts or abscesses.
In addition, PSA is also present in female urine, possibly originating from the Skene gland, which has a common embryological origin with the male prostate (9-11).
Other glandular elements that are present in the vulva include the Skene glands (paraurethral glands), the Bartholin glands (mucus producing vestibular glands), and minor vestibular glands.