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Dysmenorrhea Revealing a Pseudo-Horned Uterus at Ouakam Military Hospital in Senegal

Niang MM, Gaye YFO, Lemine AOM, Diarra CAT, Diouf AA and Cisse CT

The pseudo-unicornous uterus also called uterus bicornous unicervical with unequal horns is a rare uterine malformation with a frequency estimated between 2.4 and 13% of uterine malformations. It is often asymptomatic but the form with functional rudimentary horn, which does not communicate with the uterine cavity, is quite symptomatic and cause primary dysmenorrhea. The diagnosis is made by 3D ultrasound or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and the treatment is surgical.