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Segmental absence of the fallopian tube is a finding that has been rarely described. One of such case is reported in a 26-year-old lady with six years past history of primary infertility. The anatomical abnormalities were discovered during investigations for primary infertility. The hysterosalpingography was suspicious of a left proximal obstruction of the right fallopian tube and phimosis of the right one. Absence of the right isthmo-ampullary segment and a macroscopically normal right ovary were confirmed at the laparoscopic session. Two possible scenarios are proposed. The first involves congenital absence due to a defect in the development of the corresponding portion of the right mullerian duct. Alternatively, the absence may be an asymptomatic torsion with subsequent atresia of the isthmo-ampullary segment of the uterine tubes.


fallopian tube agenesis fallopian tube atresia fallopian tube obstruction hysterosalpingography laparoscopy Cameroon

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Foumane, P., Aguh, V. F., Moifo, B., Esiene, A., , Guegang, E., & Mboudou, E. T. (2013). Laparoscopic Finding of a Segmental Absence of the Right Fallopian Tube: A Case Report. HEALTH SCIENCES AND DISEASE, 14(3).


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