A Case of Unicornuate Uterus Accidentally Discovered During Patient’s Fourth Delivery

Meryem Hocaoğlu 1 * , Mehmet Kanter 2, Ahmet Göçmen 1
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1 İstanbul Medeniyet Üniversitesi Göztepe Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Kliniği, İstanbul
2 İstanbul Medeniyet Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Histoloji ve Embriyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
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EUR J BASIC MED SCI, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp. 67-69. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejbms/9175
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Unicornuate uterus with non-communicating rudimentary horn is a rare congenital uterine malformation. It may lead to a variety of infertility and obstetric complications. A 32-year-old woman - para III gravida IV - presented at the third stage of pregnancy with acute onset of severe right abdominal pain. Cesarean delivery with abdominal exploration were performed. During cesarean section a unicornuate uterus with a rudimentary horn was accidentally observed. This is a rare and interesting clinical example of patient who had four healthy babies as results of four uneventful pregnancies despite having a unicornuate uterus which carries a significant risk of infertility and advers pregnancy outcomes.


Hocaoğlu M, Kanter M, Göçmen A. A Case of Unicornuate Uterus Accidentally Discovered During Patient’s Fourth Delivery. Eur J Basic Med Sci. 2015;5(4):67-9. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejbms/9175


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