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Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 268, Issue 3, pp 243–244 | Cite as

Superfetation in uterus pseudo didelphys: an unreported event

  • Savita Rani SinghalEmail author
  • Umber Agarwal
  • Damyanti Sharma
  • Jyotsna Sen
Case Report

Abstract.

A 20-year-old primigravida initially diagnosed at 28 weeks to have superfetation in a case of a bicornuate uterus was subsequently found to have uterus pseudo didelphys during a cesarean section at 35 weeks. This type of uterine anomaly with twin gestation has been previously reported in five case reports, but superfetation with such müllerian abnormality has not been previously described.

Keywords.

Twin pregnancy Uterus pseudo didelphys Superfetation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Savita Rani Singhal
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Umber Agarwal
    • 2
  • Damyanti Sharma
    • 2
  • Jyotsna Sen
    • 3
  1. 1.21/9J, Medical Enclave, Pt. B.D. Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak-124001, Haryana, India
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Pt. B.D. Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak – 124001, Haryana, India
  3. 3.Department of Radiology, Pt. B.D. Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak – 124001, Haryana, India

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