The uterus is the organ in a woman’s body that holds a baby.
Bicornuate uterus is a type of uterine duplication anomaly. It Is a heart-shaped uterine abnormality. This condition can result in a significant impact on your ability to conceive as well as carry a successful pregnancy.
These malformations are rare but known to be associated with infertility, spontaneous miscarriages, intrauterine growth restriction, preterm deliveries, pre-term, prelabour rupture of membranes, breech presentation and increased rate of caesarean delivery.
- Repeated miscarriage
- Painful periods
- Abdominal discomfort
- Irregular vaginal bleeding
Pregnancy Complications with a Bicornuate Uterus
- Premature ruptured membrane
- Incompetent cervix
- Shape of uterus: An abnormally shaped uterus causes problems in the uterine lining. This is one of the main reasons behind a preterm delivery
- The progesterone shots need to be administered early in the pregnancy
- The foetus may be positioned irregularly: (breech or transverse position).
- X-ray:- X-ray of the womb and fallopian tubes after a special dye has be
- Injected an ultrasound where high-frequency sound waves are used to create an image of the uterus.
- A pelvic exam
- Metroplasty: Is a reconstructive surgery. It corrects the structure of the uterus.