Archive for the ‘Cervix’ Category
A malformed uterus or womb interfere with female fertility, remains the leading cause of spontaneous abortions. The incompetence of the cervix, is the fragility of the cervix, unable to stay closed until the end of pregnancy and retain the fetus, which may also lead to repeat late abortions. It is estimated that 20% of infertile couples, the causes are due to neck problems (cervical).
In addition, congenital anomalies interfere with sexual functioning of the array and normal menstrual cycle.
A normal uterus is shaped like an inverted triangle and a size of about 6 inches before the first pregnancy. As they have more pregnancies, it grows a few millimeters.
Sometimes, from the gestation of the fetus in the womb, the internal female genitalia are not developed properly, can cause not form the uterine cavity, which is known as rudimentary uterus.
If uterine development stops immediately after birth is spoken of fetal uterus, which measured no more than 4 inches when it reaches its maximum size and its muscular walls are too thin.
However, when the growing uterus stops in childhood is called child, and only grows to 5 cm, of which 3 belong to the body and neck 2.
There are several congenital abnormalities in the uterus recognized by the gynecology:
Septate or septate. It is the most common abnormality and refers to the incorrect merging of the uterine wall during embryonic development, which brings up a wall (septum) in the uterine cavity length. Read the rest of this entry »