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ANI| Updated: Apr 20, 2014, 17:03 PM IST

New York: A woman who was born with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome was recently implanted with a lab grown vagina and now leads a normal life.

The Mexican women who participated in the study said that she felt very fortunate because she could have a normal life, the New York Daily News reported.

She said that it is imperative to let other girls that have the same problem to know that there was a treatment and one could have a normal life.

The woman was 18-year-old when she had the procedure said that she was aware that she was the first one who got a vagina implanted.

MRKH is a syndrome where vagina is absent or underdeveloped.