DYSMENORRHEA IN UTERUS UNICORNIS WITH RUDIMENTARY UTERINE CAVITY

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Abstract

Two adolescents with a rare müllerian anomaly, uterus unicornis with a noncommunicating rudimentary uterine cavity, are presented because of clinical manifestations characterized by dysmenorrhea and pelvic pain requiring multiple hospitalizations and surgical procedures prior to the correct diagnosis. A high index of suspicion and proper diagnostic evaluation arc essential for all adolescent patients presenting with dysmenorrhea associated with menarche and subsequent menstruation. The details of 2 cases and their diagnostic and therapeutic emphasis arc presented.

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