Magnetic resonance imaging of unicornuate uterus

Acta Obstetricia Et Gynecologica Scandinavica
L FedeleL Villa


Five patients with a hysterosalpingographic diagnosis of unicornuate uterus underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and subsequently laparoscopy/laparotomy to evaluate the ability of MRI to identify the various subclasses of this malformation. The method was demonstrated to be valid, since in all 5 cases (one subclass A1b, two subclass A2, two subclass B) were correctly diagnosed. Compared with laparoscopy, MRI is less expensive, less invasive, and can be performed in women in whom laparoscopic examination is risky. However, unlike laparoscopy, MRI can not detect the presence of minimal and mild endometriosis and does not allow assessment of the tubal conditions.


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