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Laparoscopic Approach of a Unicornuate Uterus with Noncommunicating Rudimentary Horns

By Lidia Rosi Medeiros, Daniela Dornelles Rosa, Fabio Rosa Silva, Bruno Rosa Silva and Maria Ines Rosa

Abstract

Background. Müllerian duct malformations delineate a miscellaneous group of congenital anomalies that result from arrested development, abnormal formation, or incomplete fusion of the mesonephric ducts. Case. This paper describes the diagnosis and management of a noncommunicating rudimentary horn complicated by severe pelvic pain and associated endometriosis. Conclusion. This condition was diagnosed by laparoscopy and hysteroscopy examination. Operative videolaparoscopy proved to be a successful approach for the treatment of this congenital Müllerian anomaly

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: International Scholarly Research Network
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3101792
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