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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However, the prolapsed vaginal mass was spontaneously restored after childbirth.
Native tissue and vaginal mesh surgery had similar 5-year risks of surgery for recurrent prolapsed. 13
Based on clinical findings, surgical correction of prolapsed prepuce was decided.
Diagnosis can be made by inspection of the prolapsed tissue (Jutkowitz, 2005; Ozyurtlu and Kaya, 2005).
In all cases, the cloaca, colon, or oviduct was prolapsed (Fig 1).
Sixteen suggest various reasons for the rarity; less vaginal secretion and free drainage was mentioned nine times; cornification of the cervical epithelium resists the development of carcinoma was suggested nine times; the lessened area of infection in a prolapsed cervix may safeguard the patient from developing carcinoma was spoken of four times.
Sacrospinous ligament fixation is a definite treatment for vault prolapsed. This operative technique is successful in prevention of repeated vaginal vault prolapse.
Using electrocautery, the prolapsed urethral mucosa was circumferentially excised around the catheter.
Some researchers have proposed that hydronephrosis in patients with uterine prolapse may be due to a kinking of the ureters by the extrinsic compression of the prolapsed uterus.
Rectal examination revealed approximately 10 cm of prolapsed rectum.
We hypothesized that the MSCC technique would yield inaccurate UA results in women with advanced urogenital prolapse due to contamination of the specimen by the prolapsed tissue.
Puncture of the prolapsed blind pouch of the cecoureterocele may be sometimes necessary.