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cornu

[′kȯr·nü]
(anatomy)
A horn or hornlike structure.
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Interstitial ectopics may require cornual resection or hysterectomy.
Fortunately, interstitial and even less frequent cornual pregnancies (occurring in <1% of all ectopic pregnancies) are very rare, as the complications of these diagnoses can be grave.
For cornual pregnancies, possible surgical considerations are cornuostomy (excision of the gestational sac out of the cornua while preserving myometrium), salpingectomy, imaging- or laparoscopic-guided injection of cytotoxic agents (etoposide, potassium chloride, etc.
The conventional treatment is hysterectomy or cornual resection.
There are several options for surgery, including laparoscopic cornual resection, cornuostomy, or salpingotomy.
McCausland's presentation documented another set of complications of post total ablation intrauterine contracture, including bleeding in the cornual area, causing cornual hematometra.
Gestational choriocarcinoma arising from a cornual ectopic pregnancy: a case report and review of the literature.
In the past, you could not tell the difference [between cornual and subcornual] and so you could terminate a viable pregnancy," explained Dr.
Both radiologists and pathologists need to be educated ahead of time about cornual hematometras and PATSS or they might miss them, he pointed out.