Hydrosalpinx - bilateral

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Part of work-up for subfertility

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

HSG: Bilateral distended, serpingenous fallopian tubes.  No peritoneal spillage implies non-patent tubes. 

Case Discussion

Both fallopian (uterine) tubes are overtly distended, with their torturosity illustrated, but without free spillage of contrast into the peritoneal cavity, implying distal obstruction/non-patency.

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Case information

rID: 23262
Published: 1st Jun 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included