Supravaginal


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Su`pra`vag´i`nal


a.1.(Anat.) Situated above or outside a sheath or vaginal membrane.
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5 cm length and diameter is divided into a supravaginal part--the part lying above the vagina and a vaginal part which lies within the vagina, each measuring 1.
Although a supravaginal hysterectomy just after the cesarean section (the first surgery) was done at 37 weeks of gestation, a 16-cm placental mass close to the internal os of the uterus could not be removed.
Transvaginal sonography (TVS), on the other hand, is objective, less invasive, and allows for visualization of the supravaginal cervix as well as the vagina, which is impossible to accomplish digitally if the cervix is closed, she noted.
It may arise either from supravaginal part of cervix or vaginal part of cervix.
The pericervical ring is located in the supravaginal portion of the cervix, It's a ring of endopelvic fascia that has to be put back to each ipsilateral uterosacral ligament at the level of each ischial spine.
They arise either from the portio vaginalis presenting as a fibroid polyp or from the supravaginal cervix presenting either as an interstitial, subserous or submucous fibroid.