An unusual laparoscopic finding
- By: Pooja Goel, Wai Yoong
A 45 year old woman who had had two normal vaginal deliveries at term had a laparoscopic sterilisation. Fig 1 shows a finding seen in the procedure.
Two Müllerian ducts (also called paramesonephric ducts) form in the 8th week of gestation. These are responsible for the formation of the female reproductive tract-the fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, as well as the upper two thirds of the vagina.
There are three stages of development.