bimanual pelvic examination

bimanual pelvic examination

Gynecology The use of both hands–2 fingers from one hand in the vagina, the other on the abdomen, which allows evaluation of the position, size, firmness, mobility of the uterus See Rectal examination.
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On bimanual pelvic examination Uterus was about 12 to 14 weeks in size, soft and tender.
The bimanual pelvic examination revealed the slightly enlarged soft uterus and tender palpable mass, about 4 cm in diameter in front of the uterus.
During bimanual pelvic examination, a large, solid, irregular, fixed pelvic mass was found which occupied the whole pelvis.
The uterus and adnexum could not be assessed on bimanual pelvic examination.
Bimanual pelvic examination as well as speculum examination to exclude pelvic organ prolapse should be performed.
I don't think we honestly can say that using a bimanual pelvic examination.
The bimanual pelvic examination has not been proved to make any difference to women's health in the long run.
Farah Farzaneh et al (2) reported a multiparous Iranian women who presented with yellow purulent vaginal discharge since 3 months and on bimanual pelvic examination under general anesthesia revealed a 4 x 5 cm mass apparently arising from the anterior lip of the cervix, producing yellow vaginal discharge, the size of uterus was around 10 weeks pregnancy.
On bimanual pelvic examination the uterus was anteverted, mobile and of normal size.