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rectocele

[′rek·tə‚sēl]
(medicine)
Bulging or herniation of the rectum into the vagina. Also known as vaginal protocele.
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Rectocele was the most common physical finding in the entire group (60% of patients), followed by cystocele, enterocele, rectal prolapse, and anal sphincter defects diagnosed by endorectal ultrasound.
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During the follow-up period, in group 1, three patients (%5.6) had a stage-1 cystocele and one (1.8%) a stage 1 rectocele; in group 2, four patients (7.5%) had a stage-1 cystocele and four (7.5%) a stage 1 rectocele.
The examination demonstrated normal external genitalia, normal urethra without caruncle, vagina mucosa with mild post-menopausal atrophic changes, grade one cystocele with midline urethral alignment, absence of rectocele, and no stress incontinence with valsalva.
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