perineum


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the general region between the anus and the genital organs

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Ultrasound of the scrotum demonstrated redundant soft tissue in the perineum inferior to the raphe.
AA is a rare mesenchymal tumor that predominantly affects the perineum and pelvis of females of childbearing age, usually between the second and fourth decade of life.
1) Head-to-body delivery interval was timed from head emerged to either shoulder emerged from perineum or pubic and (2) fetus conditions were assessed by the color of face, heartbeat, face movement, and breathe or cry activities.
Physically Moola bandha is conscious, willful contraction of the perineum or cervix, Uddiyana bandha of the solar plexus and Jalandhara bandha of the throat.
Perineum, udder and external genitalia are the most tick infested sites followed by dewlap, inner thighs, neck and back, tail, ears, around eyes, flanks, and legs (Atif et al.
The perineum may be easily overlooked during imaging examinations, but it can potentially contain numerous acute conditions in patients presenting with pelvic pain.
A color Doppler ultrasonographic evaluation of the scrotum, perineum, inguinal area, and pelvis confirmed the presence of increased vascular flow inside the mass and excluded its expansion to the lesser pelvis.
The soft tissue defects of the anterior perineum can be caused by tumour excision, trauma, burns, Fournier's gangrene and genital mutilation.
Fistula involving the perineum and scrotum has been known in cases of gonorrhea and nongonococcal urethritis.
After a five hour operation in the Children's Hospital of Fudan University in Shanghai, the twins were separated and had their anuses, perineum, and muscle surrounding the rectum reconstructed, Xinhua news agency reported.
Episiotomy is the surgical enlargement of the vaginal opening by an incision in the perineum (skin and muscles), mostly performed using scissors during a delivery in order to facilitate the baby's birth and to prevent spontaneous and severe perineal tearing.
New research from the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine found that a majority of 100 subjects with constipation were able to have a bowel movement after performing perineal self-acupressure--applying pressure to the perineum, the area between the anus and genitals.
1,2] The most common injury sites are the knee, neck/shoulder, back, hand/wrist and buttock/ perineum.
Inter-sphincteric: Via internal sphincter to the inter-sphincteric space and then to the perineum