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2020 Feb 11

Int J Surg Case Rep


The infected hematometra in a rudimentary noncommunicating horn misdiagnosed as pelvic mass: A case report.


Behrens M, Licata M, Lee J-Y
Int J Surg Case Rep. 2020 Feb 11; 68:4-7.
PMID: 32109769.


The rudimentary noncommunicating horn with a functional endometrial cavity is rare and often challenging to diagnose because of the variety in clinical features. We present a case of a patient for whom the diagnosis of a uterine horn was missed during the prior cesarean section, which later successfully treated with robotic-assisted laparoscopic removal of a rudimentary noncommunicating horn of uterus and ipsilateral tube.