prolapse

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prolapse

Pathol
the sinking or falling down of an organ or part, esp the womb

prolapse

[′prō‚laps]
(medicine)
The falling or sinking down of a part or organ.
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7] In analyzing these various reasons why carcinoma of the cervix is seen so infrequently with procidentia, the cornified cervical epithelium becoming resistant to the development of carcinoma and less vaginal secretion, absence of infection, and free drainage appear to be the commonest reasons given for the protection against carcinoma.
Sacrospinous colpopexy, introduced by Randall and Nichols (1) in 1971, has become a favored method for restoring vaginal support in women with vault prolapse, massive eversion of the vagina and procidentia.
de Molina, Concordia liberi arbitrii cum gratiae donis, divina praescientia, procidentia, praedestinatione et reprobatione (Lisboa, 1588) 12; F.
Stage IV involves full procidentia of the hemorrhoids and rectal mucosa that cannot be manually reduced by the patient.
Intrarectal prolapse (IRP), also known as intussusception of the rectum, internal procidentia, hidden prolapse and internal intussusception, is a specific clinical entity that is believed to be the precursor of complete transanal rectal prolapse.
Presenting a case of a 20 year old unmarried nulliparous woman operated successfully with an open Shirodkar's sling operation for uterine procidentia.
Gently replace any vault eversion or procidentia prior to sizing.