DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20150760

Uterine didelphys: a rare case report

Lopamudra Jena, Jyoti Narayan Puhan, Sujata Swain, Shyama Kanungo

Abstract


Uterus Didelphys is a rare congenital abnormality of uterus in which uterus is present as a paired organ when the embryogenetic fusion of the mullerian ducts fail to occur .As a result there occurs a double uterus with two separate cervices and often a double vagina as well. Each uterus has a single horn linked to the ipsilateral fallopian tube that faces its ovaries. We present a  case of  a  multiparous lady who has uterus didelphys has previous two normal vaginal deliveries  and during her third delivery she has prolapse of non-gravid uterus during second trimester which reduced gradually but spontaneously with advancing gestational age and she delivered a male child by  caesarean section due to oligohydramnios with breech presentation  during current pregnancy.


Keywords


Uterus Didelphys, Mullerian Ducts, Prolapse

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