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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 172-174

Magnetic resonance imaging diagnosis of Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, SMS, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
2 Department of Pathology, PT BDS PGIMS, Rohtak, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Padam Parmar
Department of Pathology, PT BDS PGIMS, Rohtak - 124 001, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-2870.202117

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Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich syndrome (HWW) is a triad of didelphys uterus, obstructed hemivagina, and ipsilateral renal agenesis. It is a combined anomaly of Mullerian and mesonephric ducts. It usually presents in adolescent females after menarche with nonspecific symptoms of pelvic pain, dysmenorrhea, and rarely a palpable pelvic mass. We report here, a case of an 18-year-old female presenting with complaints of lower abdominal pain and dysmenorrhea where magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) confirmed the diagnosis of HWW syndrome. MRI is the imaging modality of choice for diagnosis of HWW syndrome and associated complications such as endometriosis.


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