Hydrosalpinx is a dilation of the fallopian tube due to the accumulation of fluid inside it. In addition, this alteration causes the tube to become obstructed. Therefore, hydrosalpinx can be the cause of tubal factor, hindering or preventing gestation.
Tubal factor by hydrosalpinx
By Mónica Aura Masip M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist) and Michelle Lorraine Embleton B.Sc. Ph.D. (biochemist).
Last Update: 07/19/2022