Bicornuate uterus

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Presentation

12 Y/O female with general abdominal pain and urine burning

Patient Data

Age: 12y
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

A bicornuate uterus is where  we have  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: 25059
Case created: 1st Oct 2013
Last edited: 1st Mar 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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