broad ligament


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broad ligament

A wide peritoneal fold extending from the lateral uterus to the pelvic wall, divided into mesometrium, mesosalpinz and mesovarium.
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The size of the uterus in gilts of both breeds (Table 3), determined by its weight with and without the broad ligament, did not show significant differences related to litter size.
After opening the retroperitoneal space by transecting the round ligament and cutting the anterior leaf of broad ligament infero-medially, the place lateral to the median umbilical ligament (medial to round ligament), adjacent to the bladder, is the paravesical space and it develops inferiorly to the level of levator ani muscle.
Alternatively, the hemorrhage maybe confined to the broad ligament or the serosal layer of the uterus, with hematoma formation.
Per rectal examination revealed tense and twisted broad ligament and uterine adhesions with surrounding viscera in case 2 and per vaginal examination in all animals confirmed torsion of uterus (Srinivas et al., 2007).
It should be noted that each of the rubber tube replacements carries a risk of hemorrhage due to possible damage of the vessels, while also making a hole in the broad ligament. Also, such an intervention can take more than 5 minutes, which is an extended period of time in cases of excessive bleeding with PPH.
First, the broad ligament of the uterus may be induced to track the uterine and contralateral ovary and Fallopian tube when the ipsilateral ovary and Fallopian tube herniate into hernia sac.
!151 One pelvic retroperitoneal neurilemoma arose in the fallopian tube,!161 and one malignant schwannoma arose in the cervix.!17] Yadav et al.!18] reported one case of neurilemoma located in the right adnexa, and Sinha et al.!9] reported two cases of pelvic schwannomas located in the broad ligament, with the clinical expression of a broad-ligament myoma.
Multiple and bilateral benign cystic teratomas of ovary with broad ligament leiomyoma: a case report.
The placenta was attached to the posterior aspect of the right broad ligament and the floor of the cavity in the broad ligament.
Uterine rupture is called as a disarray of the uterine muscle continuing to and including the uterine serosa or disarray of the uterine muscle with extension to the bladder or broad ligament. Uterine dehiscence is defined as disruption of the uterine muscle with intact uterine serosa.
Laparoscopy was performed under general anesthesia an irregular mass was found densely adherent in the cul-de-sac to the cervix stump posterior surface of the broad ligament and to the right-lateral pelvic side-wall.
Demons was the first, between 1887 and 1902, who indicated that removal of the tumor (benign ovarian cyst, solid ovarian tumor, fibroma of the broad ligament) was essential for the patient to be cured from effusions (1, 2).