Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Uterine Prolapse Evaluation

The evaluation of uterine prolapse begins with a history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam.

Physical findings in a woman with uterine prolapse include:


The diagnosis of uterine prolapse is confirmed during a pelvic examination. Tests may be performed in order to investigate the cause for the uterine prolapse.

Tests that may be used to evaluate uterine prolapse include:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Uterine Prolapse References
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