Successful Pregnancy in an Adolescent Woman With a Communicating Double Uterine Anomaly
Background: Women with communicating double uterine anomalies are at increased risk for obstetric complications, including early pregnancy loss, preterm delivery, and breech presentation. We present the pregnancy of a woman with a previously diagnosed communicating double uterine anomaly. Case: An 18-yr-old white female with a previous diagnosis at age 11 of a communicating double uterus, double cervix, and obstructed left hemivagina was followed during the course of her pregnancy. She experienced no complications until 36 6/7 weeks, when she was found to have signs and symptoms of mild preeclampsia. The fetus was in a breech presentation and a cesarean section was performed. Two hemiuteri were identified intraoperatively. The communication was not visualized. A viable male infant was delivered without complications. Conclusion: This patient represents only the sixth report of successful pregnancy in a woman with a Toaff type 5A communicating uterine anomaly.
Savitski, J. L.; and Olsen, M. E.. 2001. Successful Pregnancy in an Adolescent Woman With a Communicating Double Uterine Anomaly. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology. Vol.14(4). 181-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1083-3188(01)00127-9 PMID: 11748014 ISSN: 1083-3188