alexa Acute abdomen in a case with noncommunicating rudimentary horn and unicornuate uterus.
Reproductive Medicine

Reproductive Medicine

Gynecology & Obstetrics

Author(s): Atmaca R, Burak F, Kafkasli A

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Unicornuate uterus with a rudimentary horn is the rarest congenital anatomic anomaly of the female genital system, causing many obstetrical and gynecologic complications. The frequency of this pathology is approximately 1/100 000. A rudimentary horn usually develops following insufficient development of mullerian ducts. These patients present with dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, and chronic pelvic pain because of endometriosis and rarely with acute abdominal symptoms following distention and torsion of the noncommunicating rudimentary horn. The case of a patient referred for acute abdomen after distention of a noncommunicating rudimentary horn is presented herein.

This article was published in JSLS. and referenced in Gynecology & Obstetrics

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