Herlyn–Werner–Wunderlich syndrome in the prepubescent period (literature review and clinical observations)

K. Kh. Alieva, N. A. Kokhreidze, A. A. Sukhotskaya, V. G. Bairov, A. Yu. Skripnik
2021 Andrologiâ i Genitalʹnaâ Hirurgiâ  
Herlyn–Werner–Wunderlich syndrome (OHVIRA syndrome) is a combined malformation of the genitourinary systeme, characterized by various combinations of uterus dydelphys with unilateral obstructed (or blind) hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis. The causes of mistakes in diagnosis and treatment are common because of relative rarity of anomaly, insufficient awareness of practitioners about the syndrome and the lack of multidisciplinary approach. Untimely and tactically chaotic diagnosis of
more » ... yn–Werner–Wunderlich syndrome leads to a misconception about the clinical situation, wrong choice in treatment, and, as a consequence, to complications such as strictures, widespread adhesions and inflammation, as well as irreversible changes in the topography of organs of the small pelvis with a subsequent deterioration in reproductive status of patient. This article provides a review of the literature on the problem, considers the clinical cases of diagnosing this defect in prepubertal patients.
doi:10.17650/2070-9781-2020-21-4-60-67 fatcat:dfxtqbeqkfa7rkajmzvazjljlq