enterocele


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enterocele

(ˈɛntərəʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) a hernia of the small intestine that protrudes into the vaginal space
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Evaluation includes a physical examination looking for "over correction," hypermobility, cystocele, enterocele, rectocele or uterine prolapse.
Central defects are often associated with the loss of Level I support at the cardinal ligaments, and patients may present with a concomitant enterocele.
6) It covers a wide range of conditions: female genital prolapse including all forms of vaginal prolapse (cystocele, enterocele, rectocele), urinary and faecal incontinence, congenital abnormalities, fistulas, voiding difficulties, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus and dyspareunia.
The same approach was used in a 77-year-old patient who had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, as well as multiple prior prolapse repairs, including transvaginal repair with graft augmentation, a pubic bone sling, and transvaginal enterocele repair with graft augmentation and repeat enterocele repair with colpocleisis.
60) Perforation of the rectum following PPH has been blamed on double firing of the stapler (53) or staples cutting through an enterocele.
The small intestine has millions of finger-like projections in the lumen called villi (velvety surface), lined by single layer of epithelial enterocele cells.
A thirty-year-old woman with a history of first degree prolapse with cystocele and enterocele after ten days of normal delivery was referred for physiotherapy.
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.
The abdominal sacral colpopexy offers the following advantages, consistent anatomy, most definitive enterocele repair and culdoplasty.
Pelvic examination should identify presence of atrophic vaginitis (dry, pale vaginal mucosa), pelvic pro-lapse (cystocele, enterocele, vaginal vault prolapse, or rectocele), vaginal lesions, cervical or uterine masses, and pelvic floor tone.
The vaginal mucosa is then dissected off the underlying rectovaginal septum distally and any enterocele proximally In the upper third of the vagina, lateral dissection is extended in the pararectal space until areolar tissue is encountered.