6) Findings of the sac being separate from the uterus, a large distance between the horns, or the endometrial lining not being contiguous with the internal cervical os are suggestive of a rudimentary horn pregnancy as opposed to a pregnancy in a bicornuate
Barmat LI, Damario MA, Kowalik A, Kligman I, Davis OK, Rosenwaks Z Twin gestation occupying separate horns of a bicornuate
uterus after in-vitro fertilization and embryo transfer.
Patients with uterine congenital anomalies were also evaluated and it was found that the frequency of bicornuate
uterus was 4%, unicornuate uterus was 2% and uterine didelphys was 0.
Look for Part 2 of this installment next month, when we will present images detailing the unicornuate, bicornuate
, didelphic, and DES-exposed uterus.
Because the endometrial cavities in the didelphys or bicornuate
uteri are separated by normal myometrium, a pregnancy will normally implant and be more likely to proceed.
After her second loss, she was diagnosed with a bicornuate
uterus, which restricts the space available for a baby to grow.
With respect to the uterus, 18% of women had congenital abnormalities, including arcuate and septate cavities, as well as unicornuate and bicornuate
morphologies, didelphys and signs of polyps or fibroids in the uterine lining.
The doctors tried to point me in the direction of a Caesarean due to the fact I was having twins and because I have a bicornuate
uterus," she explains.
Uterine evaluation in primary infertility group revealed no abnormality in 44 (88%) cases, 3 (6%) had bicornuate
uterus, 1 (2%) each had didelphys uterus, Unicornuate uterus and septate uterus respectively whereas in secondary infertility group, 27 (90%) had no abnormality, 2 (6.
Zenker's diverticulum was confirmed by exploration of left side of neck (Figure 2).
sup] In 1976, Wunderlich described an association of right renal aplasia with a bicornuate
uterus and simple vagina in the presence of an isolated hematocervix.
Her dating scan showed bicornuate
uterus, one gravid horn with the other being empty and rudimentary.