Müllerian duct

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Müllerian duct

[mi′ler·ē·ən ′dəkt]
(embryology)
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9] However, more recent reports have demonstrated rare malignancies, usually adenocarcinomas of the Mullerian duct, associated with retained Mullerian structures.
In a case of PMDS with TTE, the optimal surgical approach includes tissue biopsies, hernoitomy or hernioplasty, orchidopexy and excision of Mullerian duct remnants.
Although hysterosalpingography and ultrasound may suggest a Mullerian duct anomaly, further evaluation with MRI is often required, especially for complex cases.
The role of 3-dimensional ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of mullerian duct anomalies: a review of the literature.
Unicornuate uterus with a non-communicating horn that contains menstruating endometrium is caused by asymmetrical obstruction of lateral fusion of the Mullerian ducts with ipsilateral renal agenesis.
Mullerian duct anomalies in women include lack of development (hypoplasia, aplasia, or unicornuate uterus), lack of midline fusion (didelphys or bicornuate uterus), and incomplete resorption of midline tissue during fusion (septate and arcuate uteri).
Transverse vaginal septum occurs as a result of a fusion disorder between the mullerian ducts and the urogenital sinus.
Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome is a congenital malformation that is characterised by failure of the Mullerian ducts to develop, resulting in rudimentary uterine horns and fallopian tubes and variable malformations of the vagina in the presence of a normal 46,XX karyotype.
Absence of the mullerian ducts (agenesis and hypoplasia)
1,17,18] The greatest controversy exists on the relative contributions of the mullerian ducts and urogenital sinus to the development of the vagina.
Uterine didelphys is complete nonfusion of the mullerian ducts with 2 uteri, 2 cervices, and duplication of the upper third of the vagina.