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Article Number - 6EE35DF541


Vol.4(1), pp. 9-12 , February 2013
DOI: 10.5897/MCS12.019
ISSN: 2141-6532



Case Report

Laparoscopic resection of the rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus diagnosed by three-dimensional computed tomography



Tae-Hee Kim
  • Tae-Hee Kim
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, 420-767, Republic of Korea
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Hae-Hyeog Lee
  • Hae-Hyeog Lee
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, 420-767, Republic of Korea
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Dong-Su Jeon
  • Dong-Su Jeon
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, 420-767, Republic of Korea
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Junsik Park
  • Junsik Park
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Bucheon, 420-767, Republic of Korea
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 Accepted: 07 February 2013  Published: 28 February 2013

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A 16-year-old woman was admitted to the emergency room due to severe lower abdominal pain. She had no surgical or obstetric history. Menarche had occurred 2 years ago. She suffered from dysmenorrhea and pelvic cyclic pain during menstruation. The three-dimensional computed tomography combined with ultrasonography revealed a rudimentary horn of unicornuate uterus. We performed a laparoscopic removal of this uterine anomaly without any complication in the post-operative period. Laparoscopy resulted in anatomical and reproductive outcome equivalent to those offered by a laparotomic approach, and minimally invasive surgery had additional advantages such as, better cosmetic results and postoperative period, which are important for very young patients.
 
Key words: Uterus, laparoscopy, Imaging three-dimensional, tomography x-ray computed.

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APA (2013). Laparoscopic resection of the rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus diagnosed by three-dimensional computed tomography. Medical Case Studies, 4(1), 9-12.
Chicago Tae-Hee Kim, Hae-Hyeog Lee, Dong-Su Jeon and Junsik Park. "Laparoscopic resection of the rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus diagnosed by three-dimensional computed tomography." Medical Case Studies 4, no. 1 (2013): 9-12.
MLA Tae-Hee Kim, et al. "Laparoscopic resection of the rudimentary horn of a unicornuate uterus diagnosed by three-dimensional computed tomography." Medical Case Studies 4.1 (2013): 9-12.
   
DOI 10.5897/MCS12.019
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/MCS/article-abstract/6EE35DF541

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