Cic edizioni internazionali
Il Giornale di Chirurgia

Surgical management of complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia in a woman with rare genitourinary anomalies: unicornuate uterus with rudimentary horn, ipsilateral ectopic ovary and pelvic kidney

Clinical practice, 245 - 247
doi: 10.11138/gchir/2018.39.4.245
Tag this article
Abstract
Full text PDF
Aim. According to the so far published literature, only one case of endometrial cancer in a patient with unicornuate uterus has been reported.
This is a case report study, presenting a rare case of complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia in a woman with unicornuate uterus and multiple genitourinary anomalies.
Case report. A 43-year old G1P1 woman presented with episodes of menometrorrhagia and anemia. She had previous surgical history of laparoscopy due to infertility, in which she was diagnosed with unicornuate uterus with a rudimentary left uterine horn and ipsilateral ectopic ovary in the anatomic place of the left kidney. Dilatation and curettage was performed. Histology showed complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia. The patient underwent total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, in an extremely interesting operation due to the multiple genitourinary anomalies. The uterus with a 6-centimeter uterine myoma and the adnexae were removed en block. Great effort was put into dissecting the left fallopian tube which arised from the cervix and via the rudimentary horn led to the left ectopic ovary that was located at the left kidneys’ anatomic space. The patient recovered well and final histology was negative for malignancy.
Discussion. All necessary imaging examinations have to be scheduled prior to surgical intervention in order to give valuable anatomic information in cases of women diagnosed with Mullerian abnormalities.

Vol. XL (No. 2) 2019 March - April

  1. Overview on surgical management of papillary thyroid microcarcinoma
    Ruggiero R., Pirozzi R., Gualtieri G., Terracciano G., Parisi S., Nesta G., Gazaneo L., Lanza Volpe M., Rinaldi S., Docimo L.
  2. Can initial inflammatory markers predict length of stay in uncomplicated diverticulitis?
    Parys S., Eranki A., Khamhing S.
  3. Impact of cardiovascular/diabetic comorbidity on conversion rate during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis: a multi-center study on early versus very delayed approach
    Lauro A., Cervellera M., D'Andrea V., Casella G., Di Matteo F.M., Di Matteo F.M., Santoro A., Panarese A., Palazzini G., Cirocchi R., AGastra E., Falvo L., Talarico E., Cicia S., Tonini V.
  4. Surgical intervention for intestinal typhoid perforation
    Nilsson E., Olsson S., Regner S., Polistena A., Ali A., Dedey F., Avenia N., Wu L., Banka Johnson L.
  5. Long-term steroid treatment: a potential risk factor for uterine rupture during pregnancy?
    Grigoriadis C., Tympa A., Delivoria V., Baka S., Theodoraki K.
  6. Postoperative complications, pain and quality of life after thoracoscopic or thoracotomic lobectomy for lung cancer
    Porrello C., Scerrino G., Vaglica A., Palazzolo M., Gagliardo C.M., Giangregorio F., Iadicola D., Tomasello G., Lo Faso F., Kawamukai K., Lacava N., Carini F., Cocorullo G., Gullo R.
  7. Effectiveness of a preventive bundle of measures for reducing surgical site infections in patients undergoing elective orthopedic procedures in a Hellenic Air Force Hospital
    Kritikou G., Avgerinos K.I., Koutserimpas C., Sourri F., Hatzigeorgiou D., Kottaridi C., Bountouris I.
  8. Recurrent giant Brunner’s gland adenoma
    Rodriguez-Quintero J.H., Santes O., Morales-Maza J., Clemente-Gutierrez U., Sanchez-Garcia Ramos E., Cortés-Gonzalez R.
  9. Occasionally report of sacral chordoma; treatment and review of literature
    Sallustio P., Minafra M., Laforgia R., Riccelli U., Lobascio P., Carbotta G., Balducci G., Palasciano N.
  10. Choroidal metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma: a rare case report
    Porrello C., Gullo R., Gagliardo C.M., Vaglica A., Palazzolo M., Giangregorio F., Iadicola D., Profita G., Lo Faso F., Tomasello G., Carini F., Cocorullo G.
  11. Is the social status a new prognostic factor in the Fournier’s gangrene?
    Capasso B., Pezzatini M., Cinquepalmi M., Antonelli M.S., Caraceni G., Rampini A., Cardella S., Castagnola G., Maggi S., Brescia A.
  12. Benign multicystic mesothelioma: a case report of recurrent disease in a young adult with familiarity for renal cell carcinoma
    Falco N., Colli F., Tutino R., Fontana T., Licari L., Rotolo G., Scerrino G., Salamone G., Gulotta G.
  13. Antibiogram in the biopsy of chronic venous ulcers related to sudden changes in the pain profile
    Pereira De Godoy J.M.
  14. An enhanced outpatient modality for the treatment of hemorrhoidal disease: preliminary results
    Perivoliotis K., Spyridakis M., Zintzaras E., Arnaoutoglou E., Pramateftakis M.G., Tepetes K.
  15. Una vita a strati uniti. Il nutrimento e l’esercizio fisico per stare meglio oggi e domani
    Pulcini A.
Last Viewed articles: la lista degli ultimi x visitati.
  1. Surgical management of complex atypical endometrial hyperplasia in a woman with rare genitourinary anomalies: unicornuate uterus with rudimentary horn, ipsilateral ectopic ovary and pelvic kidney
    Grigoriadis C., Tympa A., Terzakis E., Theodoraki K., Hassiakos D.
    doi: 10.11138/gchir/2018.39.4.245
credits