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 clinical course of our patient consisted of a minilaparotomy, which showed a bicornuate uterus with a right cornual pregnancy (Figure 6).
In patients with bicornuate uterus and cervical cerclage, term delivery occurred in 16 (76.
6) Findings of the sac being separate from the uterus, a large distance between the horns, or the endometrial lining not being contiguous with the internal cervical os are suggestive of a rudimentary horn pregnancy as opposed to a pregnancy in a bicornuate uterus.
9) In the following case report we wish to emphasise the feasibility, safety and relevance of laparoscopic metroplasty for bicornuate uterus.
Distinguishing a didelphys or bicornuate uterus from a septate uterus is critical.
The outer contour concavity of a bicornuate uterus or uterine didelphys, to the contrary, should be >10 mm.
The outer fundal contour of a bicornuate uterus or uterus didelphys should have >10-mm concavity between the right and left uterine horns.
The bicornuate uterus results from partial nonfusion with 1 cervix and vagina.