bicornuate uterus

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bicornuate uterus

[bī′kȯr·yə‚nāt ′yüd·ə·rəs]
(anatomy)
A uterus with two horn-shaped processes on the superior aspect.
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The causes of brachial plexus palsy are obstetrical brachial plexus palsy, familial congenital brachial plexus palsy, maternal uterine malformation, congenital varicella syndrome, osteomyelitis involving the proximal head of the humerus or cervical vertebral bodies, exostosis of the first rib, tumors and hemangioma in the region of the brachial plexus, and intrauterine maladaptation.
Uterine malformations may result from arrested development of the mullerian ducts, failure of fusion of the mullerian ducts or failure of resorption of the median septum (1, 2).
Clinical implications of uterine malformations and hysteroscopic treatment results.
A spectrum of congenital uterine malformations is attributed to the abnormal fusion of the pair of Mullerian ducts or failure of the absorption of the uterine septum; (2, 3) bicornuate uterus is the most common.