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perineal

 [per″ĭ-ne´al]
pertaining to the perineum.

per·i·ne·al

(per'i-nē'ăl), Do not confuse this word with peroneal.
Relating to the perineum.

perineal

/peri·ne·al/ (-ne´al) pertaining to the perineum.

perineal

See perineum.

per·i·ne·al

(per'i-nē'ăl)
Relating to the perineum.

Perineal

The diamond-shaped region of the body between the pubic arch and the anus.
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perineal (perˈ··nēˑ·l),

adj pertaining to the inferior pelvic cavity between the genitals and anus.

perineal

pertaining to the perineum.

perineal body
central tendon of the perineum. The fibromuscular mass in the median plane of the perineum where the bulbospongiosus and external anal sphincter muscles, and the levator ani and transverse perineal muscles attach.
perineal fistula
see perianal fistula.
Gelpi perineal retractor
a small self-retaining tissue retractor.
perineal hernia
a defect in the pelvic diaphragm that permits deviation of the rectum and protrusion of pelvic fat and abdominal contents, particularly the prostate and urinary bladder. Clinical signs include a uni- or bilateral ventrolateral perianal swelling with constipation or straining. Seen most often in middle-aged, male dogs, but occurs rarely in females and in cats.
perineal laceration
laceration of the perineal area such as by the birth of a foal. Three degrees of severity are recognized. First degree laceration is when only the mucosa of the vulva and vagina are involved. Second degree is when the submucosa and muscularis layers of the vulva, the anal sphincter and the perineal body are involved. Third degree is when there is also tearing through the rectovaginal septum, the muscles of the vagina and rectum, and the perineal body.
perineal reconstruction
various surgical techniques are used to repair perineal lacerations. It is necessary to reconstruct the rectal floor and vaginal roof.
perineal reflex
stimulation of the perineum causes contraction of the anal sphincter and flexion of the tail. It is a test of the integrity of the caudal spinal segments and the pudendal nerve. Called also the anal reflex.
perineal sling
a surgical technique that uses a fascial strip under the urethra to increase resistance to urine flow in the treatment of urinary incontinence.
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Randomized controlled clinical trial on two perineal trauma suture techniques in normal delivery.
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Surgical consultation was sought and perineal wound debrided.
Finally weakness in the perineal body or perineocele is determined by palpating the thickness and integrity of the perineal body on rectal exam.
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The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) estimate that 85% of women who have a vaginal delivery will have some degree of perineal trauma and that 60 to 70% will require suturing (RCOG, 2004).
The complications include: obstetric fistula, perineal damage, prolapsed uterus, stress incontinence, puerperal infection and sepsis, haemorrhage, pre-eclampsia and fits, anaemia, infertility and ectopic pregnancy, depression and suicide.
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