urethrocele


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prolapse of the urethra into the vagina

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When the front wall of the vagina is weakened, the bladder can prolapse and bulge inward, forming a cystocele; if the weakness is in the lower vagina, the tube that carries urine (urethra) prolapses inward and forms a urethrocele. In corrective surgery, commonly called a "sling" procedure, webbed material is used to elevate a prolapsed bladder back to its normal position.
WHEN the urethra bulges into the front of the vaginal wall this is known as urethrocele.
The D/D in this includes urethral prolapse, urethrocele, vaginal introitus cyst, urogenital sarcoma & genital prolapse (3).
For example, I may examine a woman and find a cystocele or urethrocele. If she hasn't mentioned leaking urine or other difficulties, the discovery prompts me to ask more specifically about these symptoms.
In our study 90 patients had associated cystocele and 32 had urethrocele which both are types of anterior vaginal wall prolapse.