Prolapse refers to a collapse, descent, or other change in the position of the uterus in relation to surrounding structures in the pelvis.
The pelvis contains many soft tissue structures vital to normal body functions, supported primarily by the diaphragms, layers of muscles, fibrous coverings called fasciae, and various ligaments and tendons. These soft tissues of the pelvis derive their ultimate support from the bony pelvis.
Prolapse of the uterus may be one of three types, depending on...
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