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prolapse

 [pro´laps]
1. the falling down or downward displacement of a part or viscus; called also procidentia and ptosis.
2. to undergo such displacement.
prolapse of cord protrusion of the umbilical cord ahead of the presenting part of the fetus in labor.
Variations of prolapsed umbilical cord. From McKinney et al., 2000.
prolapse of the iris protrusion of the iris through a wound in the cornea.
mitral valve prolapse see mitral valve prolapse.
rectal prolapse (prolapse of rectum) protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus.
prolapse of uterus downward displacement of the uterus so that the cervix is within the vaginal orifice (first-degree prolapse), the cervix is outside the orifice (second-degree prolapse), or the entire uterus is outside the orifice (third-degree prolapse).

pro·lapse

(prō-laps'),
1. To sink down, said of an organ or other part.
See also: procidentia, ptosis.
2. A sinking of an organ or other part, especially its appearance at a natural or artificial orifice.
See also: procidentia, ptosis.
[L. prolapsus, a falling]

prolapse

(prō-lăps′) Medicine
intr.v. pro·lapsed, pro·lapsing, pro·lapses
To fall or slip out of place.
n. prolapse (prō′lăps′, prō-lăps′) also prolapsus (prō-lăp′səs)
The falling down or slipping out of place of an organ or part, such as the uterus.

prolapse

The sinking or lowering of an organ or tissue. See Genital prolapse, Mitral valve prolapse, Rectal prolapse, Uterine prolapse.

pro·lapse

(prō'laps)
1. To sink down; said of an organ or other part.
2. A sinking of an organ or other part, especially its appearance at a natural or artificial orifice.
See also: procidentia, ptosis
[L. prolapsus, a falling]

prolapse

The downward displacement, or movement to an abnormal position, of a body part or tissue. Common examples are prolapse of the uterus (PROCIDENTIA), prolapse of the RECTUM and prolapse of the pulpy centre of an intervertebral disc.

pro·lapse

(prō'laps)
1. To sink down; said of an organ or other part.
2. A sinking of an organ or other part, especially its appearance at a natural or artificial orifice.
[L. prolapsus, a falling]
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In Turkey, a study found 53.8% of the prolapsus women to have joint laxity which was higher than our results.6 This may be explained by the variations of hypermobility prevalence among some racial groups.17 The average age of our subjects was 35 years whereas it was 54 in the Turkish study.
Brief characteristics of previous uterus transplantations Author, year # cases Recipient Fageeh et al.(7) 1 Peripartum hysterectomy Ozkan et al.(8) 1 MRKH syndrome Brannstrom et 8 MRKH syndrome al.(11) 1 cervical cancer Author, year Donor (age) Uterus transplantation Fageeh et al.(7) Live, unrelated (46) Uterine prolapsus, necrosis Ozkan et al.(8) Brain dead, unrelated Successful (22) Brannstrom et Live, related Successful al.(11) (mean:53) Author, year Clinical Live birth (#) pregnancy (#) Fageeh et al.(7) No No Ozkan et al.(8) Yes No Brannstrom et Yes (5) Yes (4) al.(11) MRKH: Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser
Slit-lamp examination revealed corneal perforation at the nasal side with iris prolapsus and accompanying necrotizing scleritis (Figure 3A).
Evolution des idees sur le traitement chirurgical des prolapsus genitaux: naissance de la technique TVM.
It is important to exclude congenital mitral valve anomalies, mitral valve prolapsus, mixomatous mitral valve, Kawasaki disease, miyocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy in the differential diagnosis of mitral insufficiency and to exclude aortic valve problems related with other causes including bicuspid aorta, aortic valve prolapsus and subaortic membrane in the differential diagnosis of aortic insufficiency.
Transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) revealed left ventricular (LV) ejection fraction of 55%, LV end-diastolic diameter of 59 mm, prolapsus of the posterior mitral leaflet and severe mitral regurgitation (MR) (Fig.
Le prolapsus est frequent chez les Nepalaises rurales.
Pelvik Organ Prolapsusu (POP): Pelvik organlarin fizyolojik pozisyonunu koruyan ve pelvik organlara destek saglayan, sinir, kas ve fasya kombinasyonun zayiflamasi sonucu olusan urogenital prolapsus, anatomik olarak pelvik organlarin vajene dogru sarkmasi ya da vajenden disari cikmasi seklinde tanimlanir.