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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 243-246

An incidental presentation of Herlyn–Werner-Wunderlich syndrome with secondary infertility: A case report


1 Department of Radiology, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria
2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Abiola Omobonike Adekoya
Department of Radiology, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Nigeria
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/2305-0500.356844

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Rationale: Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome, also known as obstructed hemi-vagina with ipsilateral renal agenesis (OHVIRA) syndrome, is a rare congenital anomaly of the Müllerian and Wolffian ducts. It is often asymptomatic until puberty and is usually misdiagnosed as infertility. Patient concerns: A 39-year-old woman desirous of pregnancy was referred to our radiodiagnosis unit for imaging evaluation on account of secondary infertility. Diagnosis: Incidental discovery of uterine bicornis bicollis and blind-ending hemivagina was noted at hysterosalpingography. Interventions: This necessitated the search for other genitourinary tract anomalies, and ipsilateral renal agenesis was also discovered. Outcomes: A diagnosis of Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome was made. Lessons: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is considered the gold standard imaging modality for the assessment of uterine malformations. However, in resource-poor centers where MRI is unavailable, a heightened clinical suspicion with the combination of available imaging modalities is important and reliable in making an accurate diagnosis, hence, successful management.


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