Classification of Sexual Offence
Which of the following hymen may be mistaken for artificial tears? (AIIMS Nov 2013)
Hymen- The hymen is a fold of mucous membrane about one mm thick situated at the vaginal outlet. The average adult hymen consists of folds of membrane having annular or crescentic shapeQ, the broadest part lying posteriorly.
Types of Hymen-
a. Semilunar or CrescenticQ: opening is placed anteriorly.
b. Annular: opening is oval and situated near the centre of the membrane.
c. Infantile: a small linear opening in the middle.
d. Cribriform: several openings.
e. Vertical: opening is vertical.
f. Septate: two lateral opening occur, side by side.
g. Imperforate: No opening.