We present a case of a patient with a bicornuate
uterus that was surgically managed with open Strassman metroplasty with a successful subsequent pregnancy.
Even with the question of a bicornuate
uterus on a recent CT scan and MRI, the idea of an abdominal or rudimentary horn pregnancy was not immediately entertained.
A spectrum of congenital uterine malformations is attributed to the abnormal fusion of the pair of Mullerian ducts or failure of the absorption of the uterine septum; (2, 3) bicornuate
uterus is the most common.
Some species have bicornuate
(bi-korn-yoo-at) uteruses, which have large, well-defined uterine horns.
He said a few women are born with the condition ( known as a bicornuate
uterus - and it may not always necessarily show up on a scan.
Cystic masses include tubo-ovarian abscesses, hydrosalpinx, bicornuate
uterus, bowel, bladder, and pelvic kidneys.
In fact, she had a normal bicornuate
uterus and had an intact fallopian tube remaining.
Already aware that her womb was bicornuate
(heart-shaped)and could present problems during pregnancy, she was nevertheless determined to opt for a natural birth.
You can see the difference between a bicornuate
, a septate, and a unicornuate uterus, which is sometimes not obvious on a standard 2-D image.
The uterus was found to be bicornuate
, which explained the breech presentation of the fetus.
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uterus et al.