retroversion of uterus


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Related to retroversion of uterus: Bicornuate uterus, Retroverted uterus, retroflexion of uterus, inversion of uterus

retroversion of uterus

Malposition of uterus, tipped uterus, uterus retroversion Gynecology A normal variant of pelvic anatomy–seen in 20% of ♀ especially at menopause–in which the body of the uterus is tipped toward the back rather than forward Etiology Laxity of pelvic ligaments; pregnancy or tumor-related uterine enlargement; salpingitis, prior PID, endometriosis.

retroversion of uterus

Backward displacement of the uterus with the cervix pointing forward toward the symphysis pubis. Normally the cervix points toward the lower end of the sacrum with the fundus toward the suprapubic region.
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