*  Bicornuate uterus
A bicornuate uterus or bicornate uterus (from the Latin cornū, meaning "horn"), commonly referred to as a "heart-shaped" uterus ... There is also a hybrid bicornuate uterus: External fundal depressions of variable depths associated with a septate uterus can ... is a uterus composed of two "horns" separated by a septum. In humans, a bicornuate uterus is a type of uterine malformation, ... of pregnancies with a partial bicornuate uterus and not at all (0%) in a complete bicornuate uterus. Deformity: Offspring of ...
*  Complications of pregnancy
Ectopic pregnancy is implantation of the embryo outside the uterus Caused by: Unknown, but risk factors include smoking, ... Placental abruption is separation of the placenta from the uterus. Caused by: Various causes; risk factors include maternal ... to maternal physiological changes including a decrease in respiratory volumes and urinary stasis due to an enlarging uterus. ...
*  Myometrium
After pregnancy the uterus returns to its nonpregnant size by a process of myometrial involution. Benign neoplasms of the ... Middle crisscross fibres act as living ligature during involution of the uterus and prevent blood loss. The inner one-third of ... The myometrium stretches (the smooth muscle cells expand in both size and number) during pregnancy to allow for the uterus to ...
*  Uterine sarcoma
Stage I: tumor is limited to the uterus IA: ≤5 cm in greatest dimension IB: >5 cm Stage II: tumor extends beyond the uterus, ... Stage I: tumor is limited to the uterus IA: limited to endometrium/endocervix IB: invades 10 mitosis per high power field. In ... The uterine sarcomas form a group of malignant tumors that arises from the smooth muscle or connective tissue of the uterus. ... Leiomyosarcoma of the Uterus: A Review Uni-Bonn site with detailed information Leiomyosarcoma Direct Research Foundation. ...
*  Hysterectomy
... descent of the uterus, presence of diseased tissues surrounding the uterus, previous surgery in the pelvic region, obesity, ... was later developed to remove the uterus without removing the cervix using a morcellator which cuts the uterus into small ... Removal of the uterus renders the patient unable to bear children (as does removal of ovaries and fallopian tubes) and has ... Removal of the uterus without removing the ovaries can produce a situation that on rare occasions can result in ectopic ...
*  Uterus
From outside to inside, regions of the uterus include: Cervix uteri - "neck of uterus" External orifice of the uterus Cervical ... The uterus has different forms in many other animals and in some it exists as two separate uteri known as a duplex uterus. In ... The uterus (from Latin "uterus", plural uteri) or womb is a major female hormone-responsive reproductive sex organ of humans ... Uterus assumes anteverted position in 50% women, retroverted position in 25% women and rest have midposed uterus. The uterus is ...
*  Couvelaire uterus
"Couvelaire uterus" is a phenomenon wherein the retroplacental blood may penetrate through the thickness of the wall of the ... Couvelaire uterus (also known as uteroplacental apoplexy) is a life-threatening condition in which loosening of the placenta ( ... The uterus should be evacuated and contractions should be stimulated using intravenous oxytocin; hysterectomy (the removal of ... The fetus may be compromised if there is prolonged delivery because of the non-contractile uterus; severe bleeding may cause ...
*  Social uterus
... is a developmental concept in family therapy for psychosomatic disorders. Social uterus as an integrative model ... The metaphor of a social uterus was formed by comparing the biological function of the uterus and the maturation of the foetus ... In the "social uterus", the development and maturing of the indispensable "social organs and functions" of man can be observed ... XI (4). CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link) Chvála V.; Trapková L. (2002). "Social Uterus as a Metaphor for the ...
*  Unicornuate uterus
The condition is much less common than these other uterine malformations: arcuate uterus, septate uterus, and bicornuate uterus ... While the uterus didelphys is estimated to occur in 1/3,000 women, the unicornuate uterus appears to be even more infrequent ... A unicornuate uterus represents a uterine malformation where the uterus is formed from one only of the paired Müllerian ducts ... Thus patients with a unicornuate uterus are at a higher risk for pregnancy loss and obstetrical complications. The uterus is ...
*  Fundus (uterus)
The fundus of the uterus is the top portion, opposite from the cervix. Fundal height, measured from the top of the pubic bone, ... Anatomy figure: 43:05-06 at Human Anatomy Online, SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "The uterus, uterine tubes and ovary with ...
*  Retroverted uterus
A retroverted uterus (tilted uterus, tipped uterus) is a uterus that is tilted posteriorly. This is in contrast to the slightly ... retrocessed uterus: both the superior and inferior ends of the uterus are pushed posteriorly severely anteflexed uterus: the ... In most cases, a retroverted uterus is genetic and is perfectly normal but there are other factors that can cause the uterus to ... The following table distinguishes among some of the terms used for the position of the uterus: A retroverted uterus should be ...
*  Uterus didelphys
... (sometimes also uterus didelphis) represents a uterine malformation where the uterus is present as a paired ... The condition is less common than these other uterine malformations: arcuate uterus, septate uterus, and bicornuate uterus. It ... As a result, there is a double uterus with two separate cervices, and rarely a double vagina as well. Each uterus has a single ... A specific association of uterus didelphys (double uterus), unilateral hematocolpos (inadequate draining of menstrual blood) ...
*  Uterus transplantation
The uterine transplant is the surgical procedure whereby a healthy uterus is transplanted into an organism of which the uterus ... Nine Swedish women undergo uterus transplants Update on Uterus transplantation project at Sahlgrenska University Hospital Womb ... "HEALTH - Doctors hopeful for uterus transplant". Hurriyetdailynews.com. 2011-09-13. Retrieved 2012-11-21. "World's first uterus ... autotransplantation of the uterus and subsequently deliver a pregnancy from that uterus. In 2010 Diaz-Garcia and co-workers, at ...
*  Boggy uterus
A boggy uterus is a finding upon physical examination where the uterus is more flaccid than would be expected. It can be ...
*  Arcuate uterus
The distinction between an arcuate uterus and a septate uterus is not standardized. The condition may not be known to the ... Accordingly, it was the most common uterine anomaly, followed by septate uterus (3%) and bicornuate uterus (0.5%). Creasy RK, ... of women had an arcuate uterus when they defined an arcuate uterus any fundal protrusion into the cavity that had an apical ... The arcuate uterus is a form of a uterine anomaly or variation where the uterine cavity displays a concave contour towards the ...
*  T-shaped uterus
A t-shaped uterus is a type of uterine malformation wherein the uterus is shaped resembling the letter T. This is typically ... The uterus might be simultaneously reduced in volume, and other abnormalities might be concomitantly present. T-shaped uterus ... van Gils AP, Tham RT, Falke TH, Peters AA (1989). "Abnormalities of the uterus and cervix after diethylstilbestrol exposure: ... Rennell CL (1979). "T-shaped uterus in diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure". AJR Am J Roentgenol. 132 (6): 979-80. doi:10.2214/ ...
*  Bovine prolapsed uterus
Prolapsed uterus occurs in cows when the uterus is pushed out of the cow's vulva within the 24 hours following calving. The ... Postpartum uterus prolapse must be deferenciated from mostly prepartum vaginal prolapse. Prolapsed uterus also occurs in sheep ... Veterinary assistance is required to replace the uterus. Prior to the arrival of the veterinarian, the uterus should be wrapped ... In order to prevent recurrence, the uterus must be completely replaced, and turned back the right way all the way to the ends ...
*  Uterus-like mass
Tijani E, Meryem T, Lamia GA, Abdelouahed J (2010). Giant uterus-like mass of the uterus. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 53:793-795 ... Basically, it is represented by a miniature uterus comprising a smooth muscle wall lined by endometrium thus outlining a uterus ... Cozzutto C(1981). Uterus-like mass replacing ovary: Report of a new entity. Arch Pathol Lab Med 105: 508-514. Verhest A, ... The uterus-like mass (ULM) is a tumorlike anatomical entity originally described in the ovary in 1981 and thereafter reported ...
*  Round ligament of uterus
... Round ligament pain Swiss embryology (from UL, UB, and UF) ugenital/ ... The function of the round ligament is maintenance of the anteversion of the uterus (a position where the fundus of the uterus ... Vessels of the uterus and its appendages, rear view. Female pelvis and its contents, seen from above and in front. ... The round ligament of the uterus originates at the uterine horns, in the parametrium. The round ligament exits the pelvis via ...
*  Arcuate vessels of uterus
The arcuate vessels of the uterus are a component of the blood supply of the uterus. They are arteries and veins that branch ... They have also been called helicine branches of the uterus (or helicine arterioles), as they are spiral-shaped, but they should ... ISBN 0-323-03309-1. [1] Page 440 - section Uterus in: Fiore, Mariano S H di; Eroschenko, Victor P. (2008). Di Fiore's Atlas of ... not be confused with the spiral arteries that penetrate the endometrium in the inner uterus. The radial arteries branch off ...
*  Broad ligament of the uterus
The broad ligament of the uterus is the wide fold of peritoneum that connects the sides of the uterus to the walls and floor of ... The broad ligament serves as a mesentery for the uterus, ovaries, and the uterine tubes. It helps in maintaining the uterus in ... The broad ligament may be divided into three subcomponents: Mesometrium - the mesentery of the uterus; the largest portion of ... on the sides of the uterus, this sheet of peritoneum comes in direct contact with itself, forming the double layer of ...
*  Artery of round ligament of uterus
It supplies the round ligament of the uterus. "Dorlands Medical Dictionary:artery of round ligament of uterus". Retrieved 2008- ... The artery of round ligament of uterus is a branch of the inferior epigastric artery. ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Women's Health: Conditions and Diseases: Uterus
eMedicine Health - Prolapsed Uterus Consumer health resource center providing information on the causes, symptoms, and ... Conditions and diseases related to the uterus. ... "Health ... Uterus" search on: AOL - Ask - Bing - DuckDuckGo - ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Women's Health: Conditions and Diseases: Uterus: Transplantation
The BBC reports on the world's first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, performed by more than 10 surgeons at Sweden's ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Women's Health: Conditions and Diseases: Uterus: Endometriosis
Menstrual blood flows from the uterus and out of the body through the vagina, but the blood and tissue shed from endometrial ... Endometriosis is a condition in which tissues like those which line the uterus are found outside the uterus.These misplaced ... Endometriosis is a condition in which tissues like those which line the uterus are found outside the uterus.These misplaced ... Menstrual blood flows from the uterus and out of the body through the vagina, but the blood and tissue shed from endometrial ...