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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008;51(9):1058-1063.
Published online September 1, 2008.
A case report: Metroplasty of a noncommunicated uterine body and cervix due to unknown etiology.
Se Young Ahn, Hyun Jung Kim, Hyun Mi Shin, Ho Jeong Pak, Jae Yen Song, Soon Nam Oh, Jae Eun Chung, Young Taik Lim, Jang Heub Kim, Jin Hong Kim, Mee Ran Kim
1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. mrkim@catholic.ac.kr
2Department of Radiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
3Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Wonkwang University Sanbon Medical Center, Sanbon, Korea.
Abstract
Congenital anomalies of the female reproductive tract may involve the uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes, or vagian. Depending on the specific defect, a women's obstetric and gynecologic health may be adversely affected. We have experienced a case of rudimentary uterine horn with noncommunicated uterus complicated by pelvic endometriosis in a 25 years old woman with primary amenorrhea and monthly periodic pelvic pain. We observed noncommunicating uterus with blind pouch, cervix disconnected to uterus with normal appearance, and left ovarian endometrial cyst. For treatment, the metroplastic surgery with end-to end anastomosis connecting cervix and noncommunicated uterus and removal of endometrial cyst were done. Many cases of uterine anomalies have been documented but, there have been few reported cases of noncommunicated uterus with disconnected cervix and successful performance of the metroplasty. Thus hereby we report this case with a review of literatures.
Key Words: Uterine anomaly, Endometriosis, Metroplasty
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