Retroverted uterus | definition of retroverted uterus by Medical dictionary
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retroverted uterus A UTERUS that lies in line with the long axis of the vagina or at an angle that slopes back from this axis. Normally, the uterus is inclined forward at about a right angle to the vagina. Retroversion is the condition of about 20% of women and is not, in itself, considered to be in any way harmful.
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The bimanual vaginal examination showed a mobile retroverted uterus
, with normal dimensions.
Hysteroscopy revealed a retroverted uterus
containing a 3-cm polyp.
On pelvic examination cervix and vagina was found healthy with minimal white discharge with bulky and retroverted uterus
. Urine pregnancy test was positive and the serum beta hCG on the day of admission was 763.72 mIU/ml.
The number of patients needed additional suture was significantly higher in the unlocked group (17%vs.2% p= 0.016) (Table-I).In the second stage both locked and unlocked groups were similar in terms of age BMI gravidity parity and retroverted uterus