A condition is said to be a congenital anomaly when it affects a person from birth. It is estimated that 6.7% of the general population suffer from such malformations of the uterus, while the incidence of congenital malformation in women suffering from infertility is 7.4%. This incidence is significantly higher in women with a history of recurrent miscarriages.
Types of congenital malformation of uterus:
- Müllerian agenesis: Müllerian agenesis is a condition which occurs when the uterus, upper vagina and cervix (opening of the uterus) don’t develop correctly or at all. Women with this condition develop normal ovaries, breasts, clitoris and vulva.