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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
Rectal prolapse +     
Vaginal hernia +     
Cystocele  
Rectocele 
A Rectocele results from a tear in the rectovaginal septum (which is normally a tough, fibrous, sheet-like divider between the rectum and vagina). Rectal tissue bulges through this tear and into the vagina as a hernia. There are two main causes of this tear: childbirth, and hysterectomy.
Urethrocele 

Synonyms
Xrefs: ICD-9:618.04 ;   MESH:D020047 ;   SNOMEDCT_US:447072005 ;   SNOMEDCT_US:62730001 ;   UMLS:C0149771
Definition Sources: HPO:sdoelken

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