hysterovaginoenterocele

hysterovaginoenterocele

[-vaj′inō·en′tərōsēl′]
Etymology: Gk, hystera, womb; L, vagina, sheath; Gk, enteron, bowel, kele, hernia
a hernia involving the uterus, vagina, and intestines. Prolapse of the pelvic organs may be caused by pregnancy or an inherent weakness of the supporting structures. It is also common after menopause. Treatment may include surgical repair or the use of a pessary.
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23 HYSTEROVAGINOENTEROCELE (see W01-256 for numbers)