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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2012, Article ID 190167, 3 pages
Case Report

Uterus Didelphys: Report of a Puerperal Torsion and a Review of the Literature

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Slotervaart Medisch Centrum, Louwesweg 6, 1066 EC Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Received 25 April 2012; Accepted 2 July 2012

Academic Editors: M. G. Porpora and Y. Purwosunu

Copyright © 2012 Lucio M. A. Cipullo et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A 29-year-old Para 2 was admitted to the emergency department with increasing lower abdominal pain. The patient had undergone an uncomplicated elective repeat caesarean section 7 days before being admitted to the emergency department. An emergency laparotomy revealed a uterus didelphys with a torsion of one of the uteri.