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Complete septate uterus

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Al Khader.O.Thabet


Uterine anomaly for detail anatomy of the uterus.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

The uterus appears bulky and anteverted with two uterine cavities separated by a hypointense septum which extends to the cervix with a flat contour of the fundus in keeping with complete septate uterus.

Incidental subserosal fibroid arising from the right side of the fundus.

Case Discussion

One should make note of the charcteristic outer fundal contour to differntiate between a bicornate uterus [definite  depression between uterine bodies or a fundal cleft >1 cm deep ] , uterine didelphys [very deep fundal cleft or complete separated uterine corpora]  and  complete septate uterus [ almost  flat contour of the fundus or The fundal cleft is <1 cm deep ].

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Case information

rID: 27055
Published: 19th Jan 2014
Last edited: 21st Jul 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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