Bicornuate uterus: gross pathology

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Hysterectomy

Patient Data

Age: 35-40
Gender: Female
Pathology

Surgical specimen

Hysterectomy

The specimen has been cut in a coronal plane and shows features of bicornuate uterus; the proximal (lower) segment of the uterus is relatively normally formed while the distal (upper) aspect is split into two 'horns', each with it's own endometrial cavity (best seen on the right side of the photograph). Adnexal structures are attached .

Case Discussion

Coronal section through a bicornuate uterus.

Author: Ed Uthman

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Case information

rID: 9718
Case created: 15th May 2010
Last edited: 11th Sep 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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