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The fusion of paramesonephric ducts to form the uterus have been highlighted by different researchers; however, the exact time of its fusion during embryogenesis still remain a dispute in the absence of Anti-Mullerian hormones in females.
At 55 days of age the ovaries of the female fetus are closely associated with the paramesonephric ducts (Figure 4-5b).
AMH causes degeneration of the paramesonephric ducts; the prostatic utricle is the remnant of these ducts in males.
Prostatic utricle cysts result from the regression of the Mullerian paramesonephric ducts or decreased androgenic stimulation of the urogenital sinus.
These abnormalities may result from agenesis or failed fusion of the paramesonephric ducts or from failed resorption of the uterine septum in utero.
An imperforate hymen results from failure of the caudal paramesonephric ducts to fuse with the urogenital sinus, leading to an obstruction located between the vagina and the vestibule, just cranial to the opening of the urethra [1, 2].
INTRODUCTION: Uterus developed from the fusion of bilateral Mullerian or Paramesonephric ducts. Any congenital anatomic abnormality of the uterus may have different clinical implications.
Hymen arises from the paramesonephric ducts and developmental aberrations of which may lead to a condition known as persistent hymen.
(1) Duplication of the uterus results from the lack of fusion of the paramesonephric ducts in a local area or throughout their normal line of fusion.