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retroversion

[‚re·trə′vər·zhən]
(anatomy)
A turning back.
(medicine)
A condition in which the uterus is tilted backward without any change in the angle of its longitudinal axis.
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Tibial version (TV) is a normal twist in the shaft of the tibia along the longitudinal axis in a retroverted direction.
On local examination cervix lying 2 cm outside the introitus, cervicitis+, no decubitus ulcer, cystocoele+, rectocoele+, no enterocoele, on reposition per vaginum examination: uterus retroverted, multiparous size, firm, mobile, right adenexa thickened.
The closer the beam of sound coming off of the footprint is to a right angle with the endometrium (as it will be in a markedly anteverted or retroverted uterus), the better the resulting image.
Walch and coworkers (5) have classified such glenoid defects as follows: A1, concentric; A2, concentric and centrally eroded; B1, posteriorly subluxated; B2, posteriorly eroded and subluxated; and C, retroverted (hypoplastic).
Retroverted Separate Mass Felt from Right fornix with Soft Cystic in Consistency:
Examination reveals a clear cervix and nontender uterus, although the uterus is retroverted.
21) If a retroverted dysplastic acetabulum is redirected in the same way as an antero-laterally dysplastic acetabulum, the problems in such a hip may be increased, and more difficult revision surgery may become inevitable.
This helps explain why not all women who have retroverted uteri or an obliterated cul-de-sac experience deep dyspareunia.
This so-called "cross-over" sign is indicative of a retroverted acetabulum.
On bimanual examination uterus was found to be retroverted, exact size could not be made out.
Clinical signs include palpable tender nodules and fibrosis on the anterior and posterior cul de sac, fixed retroverted or anteverted uterus, and adnexal cystic masses.
Table 2 Actual Specimen Head Positions (Neutral is Centered Within the Neck and Parallel to its Longitudinal Axis) Axis of Axis of Orientation Orientation on Actual on Lateral Actual Specimen AP Radiograph Value Radiograph Value Correct-Neutral Neutral 1 mm Neutral 0 mm Valgus Valgus 8[degrees] Neutral 1 mm Varus Varus 11[degrees] Neutral 0 mm Superior Translated 6 mm Neutral 0 mm Translation superiorly (parallel to neutral) Inferior Translated 5 mm Neutral 0 mm Translation inferiorly (parallel to neutral) Anteversion Neutral 11[degrees] Anteverted 1 mm Retroversion Neutral 9[degrees] Retroverted 1 mm Anterior Neutral 4 mm Translated 1 mm Translation anteriorly (parallel to neutral) Posterior Neutral 6 mm Translated 0 mm Translation anteriorly (parallel to neutral)