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the general region between the anus and the genital organs

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In Asia, the traditional belief is that women's perineum is shorter, less flexible and more susceptible to trauma than in other women.
Relieving the perineum with Aloe vera ointment after episiotomy for preventing pain and swelling as well as to ease the discomfort at the perineum is a proper method for practical use.
The surgeon can then define the appropriate site for anastomosis by both following the light of the endoscope and by palpating the hard tip of endoscope through the perineum.
Goals for residents with mild to severe forms of dementia include maintaining successful continence, providing dignified means of incontinence assistance, promoting healthy skin and providing appropriate perineum care as needed.
City officials voted 6-5 in favour of banning anyone over five from exposing "his or her genitals, perineum or anal region" in most public locations.
They don't perform biopsies through the rectum, but rather through an area of skin at the perineum, which can be sterilised properly prior to the biopsy.
Under the proposal, it would be illegal for anyone over the age of five to "expose his or her genitals, perineum or anal region on any public street, sidewalk, street median, parklet or plaza.
Material is presented in units on body regions: back, thorax, abdomen, pelvis and perineum, upper limb, lower limb, head and neck, and neuroanatomy.
35am - An episiotomy to cut Mrs Tyler's perineum is performed 5.
The cervix, perineum, and vagina alone are considered suboptimal sites and should be rejected and the provider notified.
However, I believe that a significant number of women who have burning pain in the vulva, clitoris, vagina, perineum, or rectum - including women who are diagnosed with interstitial cystitis, pelvic floor muscle spasms, vulvodynia, or other conditions - may in fact have pudendal neuralgia.
Aggressive angiomyxoma (AAM) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm arising primarily in the soft tissue of the pelvis and perineum of adults.
A 41-year-old man presented with a 3 year history of a lump in the perineum.
This atlas has been organised into eight chapters, each of which covers a different region: back, upper limb, lower limb, thorax, pelvis and perineum, abdomen, head and neck, and the autonomic nervous system.
Abdominal tissues also close and form the abdominal wall of muscles and skin covering the lower abdomen, pelvis, perineum and genitalia.