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Flashcards in Congenital Gynecologic Defects Deck (11):
1

What are the 4 steps in Mullerian development?

Elongation
Fusion
Canalization
Septal resorption

2

Many embryonic defects of the Mullerian system co-evolve with defects in what organ system?

Renal

3

Failure of bilateral Mullerian duct elongation results in what condition?

Mullerian agenesis

4

Failure of unilateral Mullerian duct elongation results in what condition?

Unicornuate uterus- renal agenesis on the ipsilateral side is common

5

Failure of Mullerian duct fusion results in what condition?

Uterine didelphys

6

Failure of septal resorption results in what condition?

Septate uterus

7

How do you treat a septate uterus?

Septoplasty

8

What gives rise to the lower vagina?

Urogenital sinus

9

Failure of Mullerian/urogenital sinus fusion gives rise to what condition?

Transverse vaginal septum

10

Define uterus didelphys.

Two uterine horns

11

What is the most common uterine anomaly?

Septate uterus