uterine horn

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u·ter·ine horn

, horn of uterus [TA]
the portion of the uterus to which the intramural section of the uterine tube enters on either the right or left.
Synonym(s): cornu uteri [TA]

uterine horn

Either of the two upper corners of the uterus into which the uterine tubes enter.
See also: horn
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(2) In this rare form of ectopic pregnancy implantation occur in the cavity of rudimentary horn of uterus. The horn does not always communicate with rest of the uterine cavity, in which case it must be assumed that sperms ascend through the other horn of the uterus and get fertilized with an ovum in the peritoneal cavity.
During anti-mortem examination, trans-rectal palpation revealed the presence of hard, large painful swelling with no foul smelling discharge in the right horn of uterus. This condition was suspected to be a tumor or third degree endometritis.
Radiograph of lower abdomen showed fetus was present in left horn of uterus which was bigger than normal size fetus (Fig.
We were intended to emphasize the life threatening situations arising in cases of previously undiagnosed rudimentary horn of uterus with pregnancy.
Torsion of a single horn of uterus in dogs and resultant dystocia is a rare condition (Geigenmuller, 1965; Brown et al, 1974; Ritt et al., 1997).
Uterus was bulky, with rudimentary horn on right side which was connected to left horn of uterus through a fibrous band but non-communicating.
Furea @ 2 boli in each horn of uterus in both animals.
Proper repositioning of everted mass was confirmed by passing lubricated hand through the cervical canal and body and horn of uterus. To prevent recurrence, vulval retention mattress sutures were applied on deep dorsal vuval lips using cotton thread.
Pregnancy in a non-communicating rudimentary horn of uterus: a clinical case report.
However, Donaldson and Kernohan (1975) showed that cervix could prolapse and non-gravid horn of uterus could be completely everted.
Per operatively bicornuate uterus with well-developed right horn of uterus was noticed (Figure 1A), tubes and ovaries were normal (Figure 1B).
The pregnancy might have been in the right horn of uterus, which inverted during labor.