Urogenital Prolapse
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“Urogenital prolapse occurs when there is weakness in the supporting structures of the pelvic floor allowing the pelvic viscera to descend and ultimately fall through the anatomical defect.”

- Bo, Kari, Berghmans, Bary, Morkved, Siv, Van Kampen, Marijke, Evidence-Based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor, Elsevier Ltd., 2007.

  1. Urethrocele: prolapse of the lower anterior wall involving the urethra.
  2. Cystocele: prolapse of the upper anterior vaginal wall involving the bladder.
  3. Uterovaginal prolapse: prolapse of the uterus, cervix and upper vagina.
  4. Enterocele: prolapse of the upper posterior wall of the vagina usually containing the small bowel.
  5. Rectocele: prolapse of the lower posterior wall of the vagina involving the anterior wall of the rectum.

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