Bicornuate uterus

Case contributed by Dr J. Ray Ballinger


Primary infertility.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Abnormal uterine cavity contour consistent with bicornuate uterus.

Case Discussion

A bicornuate uterus is a developmental anomaly in which the Mullerian ducts fail to completely fuse resulting in two uterine cavities of varying degree of division. Pregnancies in a bicornuate uterus are at a higher risk than normal for spontaneous miscarriage and premature delivery.

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Case information

rID: 23613
Published: 27th Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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