The accessory fallopian tube, a rare Mullerian duct anomaly: two case report

Authors

  • Ibrahim Kale Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Umraniye Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.1277

Abstract

Abstract

We describe two cases of accessory fallopian tubes which did not compromise fertilisation and were asymptomatic; the condition is rather rare. Both the cases were discovered during Caesarean sections; the first case featured accessory fallopian tubes attached to both the main tubes, while in the second case, two accessory tubes were attached to the right main tube. The fallopian tube is where fertilisation takes place; the zygote then proceeds to the uterine cavity. An accessory fallopian tube is a rare congenital anomaly; the tube is usually attached to the ampullary region of a principal tube. Accessory tubes are usually asymptomatic, rarely causing infertility, pyosalpingitis, tortion, and ectopic pregnancies.

Key Words: Accessory fallopian tube, tubal duplication, fallopian tube, Mullerian duct anomaly. Continuous...

Published

2020-10-27

Issue

Section

Case Report