Unihorn uterine aplasia in bitch - Case report

  • Lúcien Roberta Valente Miranda de Aguirra
  • Washington Luiz Assunção Pereira
  • Suellen da Gama Barbosa Monger
  • Luiz Fernando Moraes Moreira


ABSTRACT. de Aguirra L.R.V.M., Pereira W.L.A., Monger S. da G.B. & Moreira L.F.M. [Unihorn uterine aplasia in bitch - Case report.] Aplasia de unicorno uterino em cadela - Relato de caso. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 36(4):351-354, 2014. Programa de Pós-Graduação em Saúde e Produção Animal na Amazônia, Universidade Federal Rural da Amazonia, Avenida Presidente Tancredo Neves, 2501, Bairro Montese, Belém, PA 66077-830, Brasil. E-mail: lucyaguirra@yahoo.com.br The aplasia of uterine horn stems from an embryological anomaly resulting from incomplete development of the paramesonephric ducts or Müller, featuring rare occurrence in domestic animals, especially dogs. It is reported a rare case of unilateral aplasia of endometrial uterine horn in a female Poodle, with one year and six months old, as an incidental finding in procedure convenience ovariosalpingohisterectomy (OSH). Macroscopically, was observed a significant reduction in the thickness of the right uterine horn in the left, whose histopathological examination confirmed the diagnosis of aplasia of uterine horn.

How to Cite
DE AGUIRRA, Lúcien Roberta Valente Miranda et al. Unihorn uterine aplasia in bitch - Case report. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, [S.l.], v. 36, n. 4, p. 351-354, dec. 2014. ISSN 2527-2179. Available at: <http://rbmv.org/index.php/BJVM/article/view/540>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2018.

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