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Umeh UA

Dr, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Ituku-Ozalla, Enugu, Nigeria


  • Case Report   
    Concurrent Occurrence of Uterovaginal and Rectal Prolapse: An Uncommon Presentation
    Author(s): Umeh UA*, Ugwu EO, Obi SN and Nnagbo JE

    Concomitant uterovaginal and rectal prolapse is an uncommon occurrence. Where laparoscopic equipment and skills are lacking, sacrohysteropexy with synthetic mesh and rectopexy can be accomplished by laparotomy, especially in women who desire to retain their uterus for either biological or psychological reasons. A 40âÂ??Â??yearâÂ??Â??old primipara with a history of concomitant mass protruding from both her vagina and anus following a spontaneous unsupervised delivery at home. Following pelvic examination, a diagnosis of uterovaginal and rectal prolapse was made. In view of her parity and desire to retain her reproductive function, she was offered abdominal sacrohysteropexy with synthetic mesh and rectopexy with satisfactory postoperative recovery. In resourceâÂ??Â??limited settings with concomitant uterine and rectal pro.. Read More»

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