EC Gynaecology

Case Report Volume 12 Issue 6 - 2023

Misdiagnosis of Intra-Uterine Fistula as Hydrosalpinx Post Embolization for a Uterine Myoma: What Went Wrong?

Teddy Tadros1*, Laura Melado2, Jonalyn Edades2, Barbara Lawrenz2,3, Francesco Ruiz2 and Human Fatemi4

1IVF Department, ART Fertility Clinic, Muscat, Oman

2IVF Department, ART Fertility Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE

3Women's University Hospital Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany

4ART Fertility Clinics Global, Abu Dhabi, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Teddy Tadros, IVF Department, ART Fertility Clinic, Muscat, Oman.
Received: April 24, 2023; Published: May 17, 2023

Objective: To report a case of intra- uterine fistula with continuous endometrial cavity liquid misdiagnosed as hydrosalpinx

Design: Case report.

Setting: ART Fertility Clinics, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Patient: A 38-year-old woman with an intra-uterine fistula after laparoscopic myomectomy and bilateral salpingectomy following a uterine artery embolization, leading to chronic presence of intracavitary liquid collection.

Materials and Methods: Informed consent was obtained from the patient to have her case published in a scientific journal.

Intervention(s): 3-D vaginal ultrasound.

Main Outcome Measure(s): Not applicable.

Result(s): Cancellation of multiple cycles of endometrial preparation for frozen embryo transfer due to endometrial cavity liquid even after bilateral salpingectomy.

Conclusion(s): Uterine fistula are rare and the diagnosis is challenging. One should always consider this etiology in patients with continuous endometrial cavity fluid after myomectomy and uterine artery embolization.

Keywords: Uterine Artery Embolization; Fistula; Myomectomy; Hydrosalpinx; Endometrial Cavity Liquid

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Teddy Tadros., et al. Misdiagnosis of Intra-Uterine Fistula as Hydrosalpinx Post Embolization for a Uterine Myoma: What Went Wrong?. EC Gynaecology 12.6 (2023): 01-04.