hydrosalpinx


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hydrosalpinx

 [hi″dro-sal´pinks]
accumulation of watery fluid in a fallopian tube.

hy·dro·sal·pinx

(hī'drō-sal'pinks),
Accumulation of serous fluid in the fallopian tube, often an end result of pyosalpinx.
Synonym(s): hydrops tubae
[hydro- + G. salpinx, trumpet]

hydrosalpinx

/hy·dro·sal·pinx/ (-sal´pinks) a collection of watery fluid in a uterine tube, occurring as the end stage of pyosalpinx.

hydrosalpinx

[hī′drōsal′pingks]
Etymology: Gk, hydor + salpinx, tube
an abnormal condition of the fallopian tube in which it is cystically enlarged and filled with clear fluid. It is the result of an infection that has previously occluded the tube at both ends. The purulent material produced by the infection undergoes liquefaction during resolution of the acute phase of the inflammatory process.
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Hydrosalpinx

hydrosalpinx

Gynecology A fluid-filled, dilated fallopian tube/oviduct, which is closed at the fimbriated end, thereby precluding successful pregnancy; hydrosalpinx is typically an end-stage of gonorrhea, which follows resolution of the infection

hy·dro·sal·pinx

(hī'drō-sal'pingks)
Accumulation of serous fluid in the uterine tube, often an end result of pyosalpinx.
[hydro- + G. salpinx, trumpet]

hydrosalpinx

accumulation of watery fluid in a uterine tube.
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Bilateral hydrosalpinx was present in 10% of patients while unilateral loculated spill was found in 5% of patients with infertility.
Infection is more common in patient with previous history of pelvic inflammatory disease and hydrosalpinx.
Cultured epithelial cells isolated from hydrosalpinx affected tubes produce a fluid which is hostile to both spermatozoa and early mouse embryo development (4).
Adverse effects of hydrosalpinx on pregnancy rates after in vitro fertilization and embr yo transfer.
Hydrosalpinx can also impair endometrial receptivity through altered integrin expression, interleukins, progesterone receptors, and other factors.
Cystic masses include tubo-ovarian abscesses, hydrosalpinx, bicornuate uterus, bowel, bladder, and pelvic kidneys.
The gynecologic team performed a laparotomy that showed a 5-cm, left hydrosalpinx and a 10-cm, right tuboovarian abscess adherent to the uterus, sigmoid colon, pelvic sidewall, and pouch of Douglas.
USG can help in defining morphologic characteristics, but cannot differentiate hydrosalpinx paraovarian and tubal cysts.
Further, in this group, there were no other obvious explanations for their RIFs, such as polycystic ovary syndrome, ovarian tumors, polyps, fibroids, endometriosis, hydrosalpinx, adenomyosis, and uterine malformation.
In addition, if there are paratubal cysts or hydrosalpinx from prior tubal ligation, it makes sense to remove the tube.