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n.1.(Zool.) Formerly, any marsupial; but the term is now restricted to an American genus which includes the opossums, of which there are many species. See Opossum. [Written also Didelphis.] See Illustration in Appendix.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It is hard to estimate how many women have "uterus didelphys" because - like in Chelsea's case - it often does not become apparent until it causes reproductive problems.
Summary: Sultana's case is one of uterus didelphys, which means she has two separate uteruses
She had no idea she was expecting as her unborn baby was hidden in one of two uteruses - a condition called uterus didelphys.
She was referred to us with the diagnosis of hematocolpos with uterus didelphys and an imperforate hymen.
To the best of our knowledge, no case having cystic phallic urethra with uterus didelphys has been described in literature.
These anomalies can be classified according to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) as segmental Mullerian hypoplasia or agenesis (Group I), unicornuate uterus (Group II), uterine didelphys (Group III), bicornuate uterus (Group IV), septate uterus (Group V), arcuate uterus (Group VI), and diethylstilbestrol related anomalies (Group VII) [2].
This malformation more frequently courses with a uterus didelphys with partial vaginal duplication forming a transverse septum and obstruction of menstrual flow in this hemivagina associated with the ipsilateral renal agenesis.
MRI confirmed the diagnosis as uterine didelphys with adenomyosis with right ovarian chocolate cyst with left PCOD.
Departamento de Ucayali, Peru, 2009-2012 Orden Familia/Nombre cientifico Nombre Comun Espanol Marsupialis Didelphidae Didelphys marsupialis Intuto, zorro Xenarthros Dasyodidae Dasypus novemcintus Carachupa Priodontes maximus Yangunturo Myrmecophagidae Mymecophaga tridactyla Oso hormiguero Primates Callitrichidae Saguinus mystax Pichico barba blanca Saguinus fuscicollis Pichico comun Callimico goeldii Supay Pichico Cebidae Saimiri sp.
In inpatients with uterine malformation, the three most common diagnoses were septate uterus (382 cases, 53.7%), didelphys (87 cases, 12.2%), and bicornuate uterus (65 cases, 9.1%).