Intrauterine contraceptive devices in bicornuate uterus

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah


CT for abdominal pain. Known bicornuate uterus.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Volume rendered CT image

Two separate intrauterine contraceptive devices are present, one within each uterine horn. No cause for the pain was identified on other images. 

Case Discussion

Bicornuate uterus is one of the Mullerian duct anomalies, often discovered incidentally when placement of one IUCD is followed by conception, or due to recurrent early pregnancy loss.

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Case information

rID: 59254
Published: 31st Mar 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
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