Presentation of a Mullerian anomaly with outflow obstruction after tubal ligation

K. Robischon, D. A. Baram, W. R. Phipps

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Objective: To report an unusual presentation of a patient with unicornuate uterus and a noncommunicating functional rudimentary horn and discuss related patient management issues. Setting: University hospital. Patient: A 27-year- old woman who presented with cyclic abdominal pain after a postpartum tubal ligation. Intervention: Diagnostic studies followed by a laparotomy and resection of the rudimentary horn. Results: Resolution of patient's symptoms. Conclusions: Patients with a unicornuate uterus and a rudimentary horn recognized for the first time during a tubal ligation require individualized management depending in part on the precise nature of the horn.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)866-868
Number of pages3
JournalFertility and Sterility
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996


  • Female sterilization
  • Mullerian anomalies
  • unicornuate uterus

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