Uterus Didelphys

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Definition

Uterus didelphys is medical anomaly where the two tubes of the uterus do not join completely and develops into two separate cavities. This is also known as double uterus, which each uterus having its own cervix and a divided or double vagina. This condition has been known to be quite rare and may not even be diagnosed at times.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis for uterus didelphys is usually done using a routine pelvic exam. Other tests include imaging exams such as MRI, ultrasound, hysterosalpingography, and laparoscopy.

Treatment

If the patient do not suffer from any symptoms of a double uterus, in most cases treatment may not be required. However, a surgical procedure can be performed for partial division of the uterus.

Symptoms and Signs

There are some women who have uterus didelphys but never realize it. Symptoms include mass in the pelvis, abnormal bleeding during menstruation as well as unusual pain felt before and during menstruation.

Causes

Medical researchers still cannot provide a clear answer as to the cause of uterus didelphys. However, in most cases, this medical condition is often associated with abnormalities in the kinder and other factors that may influence the development of the tubes before birth.

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