Bicornuate uterus

Case contributed by Dr Rengarajan R

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Primary infertility.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Ultrasound showed two uterine horns fusing at the lower end with a single cervix suggesting a diagnosis of bicornuate uterus.

Case Discussion

bicornuate uterus is a Mullerian duct fusion abnormality where there is incomplete fusion of the segment of the mullerian duct which develops into the uterus, which results in a uterus with two horns. The diagnosis of bicornuate uterus is important as it is associated with infertility, recurrent pregnancy losses and malpresentation.

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Case information

rID: 23858
Case created: 13th Jul 2013
Last edited: 28th Sep 2015
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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