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Uterovaginal duplication with blind hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis: review of unusual presentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20455715     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital abnormalities of the Müllerian duct system can result in various urogenital anomalies, including uterus didelphys with blind hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis (Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome). It usually presents after the menarche with progressive pelvic pain during periods secondary to haematocolpos. However, rarely presentation is unusual with consequent diagnostic delay. This paper attempts to review the medical literature for rare presentations that make diagnosis and treatment difficult, including our cases. Clinicians must be aware of the importance of this rare congenital anomaly of the female genital tract, especially many years after the menarche. This condition should be considered to prevent misdiagnosis or suboptimal treatment.
H Takagi; K Matsunami; A Imai
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1364-6893     ISO Abbreviation:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2010 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-11     Completed Date:  2010-08-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8309140     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  350-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Matsunami General Hospital, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Genitalia, Female / abnormalities*
Hematocolpos / etiology,  surgery
Kidney / abnormalities*
Middle Aged
Urogenital Abnormalities / complications,  diagnosis*,  surgery

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