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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In combination with Abutilon indicum, Glycosmis pentaphylla, Eleusine indica, and Amaranthus spinosus, the fruits were used for treatment of prolapse of uterus. The oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris were also used with other plants for treatment of diverse ailments by the Kavirajes, including bone fracture, muscle pain, joint pain, rheumatism, and coughs.
In the sixteenth century an Italian, Berengario de Capri wrote about excision of uterine portion in prolapse of uterus. The first recorded operation was by Langenbeck, in the year 1825, who removed the uterus for advanced cervical malignancy.
Retained placenta, prolapse of uterus or cervix, hind quarter paralysis, uterine infection and adhesions are common complications of dystocia in bovines.
Clinical management of post-partum prolapse of uterus in a buffalo-a case report.
Prolapse of uterus is a common complication during third stage of labour and its incidence is 0.
Prolapse of uterus is a common complication of third stage of labour in cows and ewes than other animals (Noakes et al., 2001).
Eversion or prolapse of uterus is most commonly observed in cow and ewe, occasionally in sows and rarely in dogs, cats and mares.