Primary subfertility with partial septate uterus and longitudinal vaginal septum

Authors

  • Jesmine Banu Infertility Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Parveen Fatima Infertility Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • Namkha Dorji Infertility Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka
  • A. S. M. Alamgir Chowdhury Infertility Unit, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Surgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbag, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v10i1.31031

Keywords:

Longitudinal vaginal septum, Primary subfertility, Septate uterus

Abstract

A 22 year old married woman presented with the complaints of severe dyspareunia, difficulty in conceiving for 18 months, menorrhagia and dysmenorrhoea since menarche. Clinical examination revealed longitudinal vaginal septum. Ultrasound scan revealed two endometrial cavities with a single cervix. Hysterosalpingogram revealed septum which had separated the endometrial cavity with no free spillage of contrast media on both fallopian tubes. Ultrasound KUB and intravenous urethrography did not reveal any abnormality in the urinary system. Resection of vaginal septum, hysteroscopic septoplasty and diagnostic laparoscopy were performed. Three months after the surgery, she was relieved from the symptoms. However, no comments on fertility issue can be made at the moment as the couple is practicing contraceptive methods.

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Published

2017-02-24

How to Cite

Banu, J., Fatima, P., Dorji, N., & Chowdhury, A. S. M. A. (2017). Primary subfertility with partial septate uterus and longitudinal vaginal septum. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Journal, 10(1), 32–34. https://doi.org/10.3329/bsmmuj.v10i1.31031

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Case Reports