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Vaginal Prolapse (cont.)

Vaginal Prolapse Pictures

Media file 1: Sites where a rectocele may occur.
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Media file 2: The vagina and supportive structures. The paracolpium extends along the outside wall of vagina.
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Media file 3: Level I is suspension and level II is attachment. The paracolpium suspends the vagina from the lateral pelvic walls in level I. These fibers extend vertically and posteriorly toward the sacrum. The vagina in level II is attached to the arcus tendineus fascia of pelvis and superior fascia of levator ani.
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Media file 4: Level II and III detail. In level III, the vagina is fused to the medial surface of the levator ani muscles, urethra, and perineal body. The anterior surface of the vagina at its attachment to the arcus tendineus fascia pelvis forms the pubocervical fascia, while the posterior surface forms the rectovaginal fascia.
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Media file 5: Enterocele and massive vaginal eversion. Posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse.
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Media file 6: Relaxed vaginal outlet. This elderly woman had a large rectocele and pronounced perineal body relaxation. The anterior repair and incontinence procedure had already been performed.
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