bicornuate uterus


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bicornuate uterus

Infertility A congenital malformation of the uterus where the upper portion–horn is duplicated. See Uterus didelplus.
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26,27 Commonest abnormality found was bicornuate uterus (4% - 164 cases).
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 uterus.
6%, the most frequent alterations being bicornuate uterus, agenesis and vaginal partition.
9) In the following case report we wish to emphasise the feasibility, safety and relevance of laparoscopic metroplasty for bicornuate uterus.
Otherwise, unicornuate or bicornuate uterus is seen during cesarean section with term or near term pregnancies without cervical cerclage in rare cases.
Distinguishing a didelphys or bicornuate uterus from a septate uterus is critical.
The outer contour concavity of a bicornuate uterus or uterine didelphys, to the contrary, should be >10 mm.
Ovarian cysts should be differentiated from uterine leiomyoma, nonpregnant horn of bicornuate uterus, appendiceal abscess, diverticular abscess, pelvic kidney retroperitoneal tumour, endometrioma, hydrosalpinx, mesenteric cyst, abdominal pregnancy, metastatic lymphoma and sarcoma.
Following transfer to a hospital, the patient was confirmed to have suffered perforation of the uterus--and also to have a bicornuate uterus.
The bicornuate uterus results from partial nonfusion with 1 cervix and vagina.
MRI confirm the presence of bicornuate uterus by showing intercornual distance of >4cm and concavity of fundal contour or an external fundal cleft >1cm.
A slight midline septum with minimal fundal indentation is classified by some as a septate uterus; by others, as a bicornuate uterus.