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Museum of Pathology

BICORNUATE UTERUS

BICORNUATE UTERUS

Clinical History

A woman of 36 gave a history of upper abdominal pain associated with yellow intermittent vaginal discharge and bleeding. She had had 4 children, all breach deliveries, and no miscarriages. The specimen was removed at laparotomy.

Pathology

The specimen is a bicornuate uterus sliced coronally and mounted to display cut and external surfaces. Both uterine bodies are equal in size and share a common cervical canal. A few small cysts are present in the cervix.