Approximately 5.5% of the female population presents some uterine alteration. The possible causes of uterine malformations are not known exactly, but the most frequent are :
- exposure of the embryos to radiation.
- Intrauterine infections during pregnancy.
- Administration or exposure to teratogenic toxins.
Despite being the most common causes, genetic problems can also lead to the appearance of uterine malformations in women.