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Twin Pregnancy in a Woman with Uterus Didelphys

Bhattacharya, Sohini and Mistri, Pallab Kumar (2011) Twin Pregnancy in a Woman with Uterus Didelphys. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Abstract

Uterus didelphys is one of the congenital uterine anomalies due to defective medial fusion of mullerian ducts. This anomaly is known to have poor reproductive outcome and women with this condition often have to be treated for infertility. Multiple gestation is rare with this condition. An 18 years old primigravida presenting with threatened abortion at eight weeks, was found to have uterus didelphys. She was managed conservatively, aborted one of the fetuses at 16weeks of gestation, and went till term to deliver a healthy baby by cesarean section.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:Uterus didelphys; Congenital uterine anomaly; Twin pregnancy
Subjects:JOURNALS > Online Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
ID Code:7271
Deposited By:Kakkilaya Bevinje, Dr. Srinivas
Deposited On:02 May 2011 18:15
Last Modified:02 May 2011 18:15

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