Anatomical evidence of the elusive G-spot

08:30 AEST Fri Apr 27 2012
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The anatomical location of the mythical G-spot has been uncovered by a gynaecologist in the US (ThinkStock)
The anatomical location of the mythical G-spot has been uncovered by a gynaecologist in the US (ThinkStock)
The anatomical location of the mythical G-spot — the sensitive area deep in a woman's vagina that is said to enhance sexual pleasure and the intensity of orgasms — has been uncovered by a gynaecologist in the US.

Early this year, a study published in the Journal of Public Medicine declared there was no conclusive evidence to suggest that the G-Spot actually exists.

But it seems that this erogenous zone has finally been found after having eluded doctors for centuries.

Dr Adam Ostrzenski of the Institute of Gynaecology in St Petersburg, Florida, believes he is the first to uncover its whereabouts, after conducting a post-mortem dissection of the vagina belonging to an 83-year-old woman.

The layer-by-layer anatomisation of the cadaver's anterior vaginal wall revealed a cluster of tissues existing in a well-delineated sac-like structure located on the dorsal perineal membrane (toward the back of the vagina).

The G-spot is also said to possess three distinct regions, with the entire area measuring just 8.1mm long by 3.6mm wide.

"This study confirmed the anatomic existence of the G-spot, which may lead to a better understanding and improvement of female sexual function," said Ostrzenski, whose findings were published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine this week.

"This case study in a single cadaver adds to the growing body of literature regarding women's sexual anatomy and physiology," added the journal's editor-in-chief, Irwin Goldstein.


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