Herlyn Werner Wunderlich syndrome (HWWS): an unusual presentation of acute abdominal pain
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Herlyn Werner Wunderlich syndrome (HWW) is a very rare congenital malformation of the urogenital tract secondary to Müllerian developmental abnormalities MDA.
HWW syndrome results from agenesis or hypoplasia, defective vertical or lateral fusion, or resorption failure of paramesonephric ducts.
KeywordsEndometriosis Uterine Cavity Renal Agenesis Cervical Canal Vaginal Septum
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Giulia van der Byl, Vincenza di Giacomo, Vittorio Miele declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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