enterocele


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enterocele

 [en´ter-o-sēl″]
1. any intestinal hernia; see terms under hernia.

en·ter·o·cele

(en'tĕr-o-sēl'),
1. A hernial protrusion through a defect in the rectovaginal or vesicovaginal pouch.
2. Synonym(s): abdominal cavity
3. An intestinal hernia.

enterocele

/en·tero·cele/ (en´ter-o-sēl″)
1. any hernia containing intestine.
2. hernia of intestine or a viscus into the posterior end of the labium majus.

enterocele

(ĕn′tə-rō-sēl′)
n.
1. A hernial protrusion through a defect in the rectovaginal or vesicovaginal pouch.
2. An intestinal hernia.

enterocele

[en′tirōsēl′]
1 a hernia of the intestine.
2 posterior vaginal hernia. Compare enterocoele.

enterocele

Surgery A hernia that contains intestine

en·ter·o·cele

(en'tĕr-o-sēl)
1. A hernial protrusion through a defect in the rectovaginal or vesicovaginal pouch.
2. Synonym(s): abdominal cavity.
3. An intestinal hernia.
[entero- + G. kēlē, hernia]

Enterocele

Bulging of the intestine into the upper part of the vagina.
Mentioned in: Pelvic Relaxation

enterocele

1. intestinal hernia.
2. the body cavity formed by outpouchings from the archenteron.
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Higher stage posterior vaginal wall prolapse after prior hysterectomy will generally involve some vaginal vault (cuff scar) descent and possible enterocele formation.
Both of these procedures will eliminate an existing enterocele and therefore could potentially be billed with a vaginal hysterectomy unless a more comprehensive code exits that describes the total surgery.
Omentocele was 3% cases, while enterocele in 4% cases.
After enterocele closure and anterior colporrhaphy (if indicated), sacrospinous sutures are placed through the full thickness of vaginal muscularis at the point of new vaginal apex.
2]; el sitio de ruptura mas comun fue a traves del enterocele y fondo de saco posterior (67 % de los casos).
Likewise, the proximal detachment of the rectovaginal septum from the uterosacral ligaments may be associated with an enterocele, while the disruption of the distal attachment to the perineal body (Level III) may result in a perineocele.
6) It covers a wide range of conditions: female genital prolapse including all forms of vaginal prolapse (cystocele, enterocele, rectocele), urinary and faecal incontinence, congenital abnormalities, fistulas, voiding difficulties, lichen planus, lichen sclerosus and dyspareunia.
Pelvic organ prolapse can cause genitourinary symptoms such as urinary incontinence, urinary retention, recurrent urinary tract infections, hydronephrosis, bowel disorders such as rectocele, enterocele, and difficult defecation, sexual dysfunction, and a sense of general discomfort (5).
The same approach was used in a 77-year-old patient who had undergone total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy, as well as multiple prior prolapse repairs, including transvaginal repair with graft augmentation, a pubic bone sling, and transvaginal enterocele repair with graft augmentation and repeat enterocele repair with colpocleisis.
60) Perforation of the rectum following PPH has been blamed on double firing of the stapler (53) or staples cutting through an enterocele.
The small intestine has millions of finger-like projections in the lumen called villi (velvety surface), lined by single layer of epithelial enterocele cells.
Protrusion of the small bowel or an enterocele is also commonly associated with a vaginal eversion.