cystocele


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cystocele

 [sis´to-sēl]
herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.

cys·to·cele

(sis'tō-sēl),
Hernia of the bladder, usually into the vagina and introitus.
Synonym(s): vesicocele
[cysto- + G. kēlē, hernia]

cystocele

/cys·to·cele/ (sis´to-sēl) hernial protrusion of the urinary bladder, usually through the vaginal wall.

cystocele

(sĭs′tə-sēl′)
n.
Herniation of the urinary bladder through the wall of the vagina.

cystocele

[sis′təsēl′]
Etymology: Gk, kystis + kele, hernia
a herniation or protrusion of the urinary bladder through the wall of the vagina. Compare rectocele, vesicocele.
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Cystocele

cystocele

Dropped bladder, fallen bladder Herniation of the bladder into the vagina, which is often accompanied by stress incontinence; the frequency of cystoceles ↑ with age and multiparity

cys·to·cele

(sis'tō-sēl)
Hernia of the bladder usually into the vagina and introitus.
Synonym(s): colpocystocele, vesicocele.
[cysto- + G. kēlē, hernia]

Cystocele

Bulging of the bladder into the vagina.
Mentioned in: Pelvic Relaxation

cystocele

herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.
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Significant anatomic differences were observed among subjects with cystocele between supine, seated, and standing weight bearing positions, which were not observed in the control group.
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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.
Use of cadaveric solvent-dehydrated fascia lata for cystocele repair--preliminary results.
The type of cystocele is defined by where there is a break in the fascial attachments to the pelvic sidewall.