retroverted uterus


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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 (Table-II).