Spontaneous Rupture of Gravid Horn of Bicornuate Uterus at Mid Trimester - A Case Report

  • PU Agu
  • JM Okaro
  • UK Mbagwu
  • SN Obi
  • EOV Ugwu

Abstract

Rupture of gravid uterus in a primigravida is rare and is generally associated with Mullerian duct anomalies. A case of rupture of gravid left horn of bicornuate uterus at 20 weeks gestation is reported in a 25-year old unmarried primigravida. The ruptured left horn was excised and defect closed. The need for high index of suspicion, early diagnosis and prompt intervention is highlighted.

Keywords: bicornuate uterus, uterine rupture, laparotomy

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