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Septate uterus

Case contributed by Dr Gustavo Aguiar


Infertility. History of ectopic pregnancy.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female


There are two endometrial cavities with a large intercornual distance.



MRI shows a fibromuscular septum dividing the uterine cavity. There is no fundal cleft.

Incidental left ovarian hemorrhagic cyst with fluid level showing dependent low signal fluid content.

Case Discussion

In this case, even though HSG showed a large interconuate distance, which is more common in bicornuate uterus. MRI showed a fibromuscular septum dividing the uterine cavity and no fundal cleft consistent with a septate uterus.

MRI is considered the current imaging modality of choice in the differentiation between bicornuate and septate uterus.

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Case information

rID: 69036
Published: 26th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Clínica Villas Boas

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