A 40-year-old female with III degree utero cervical descent

Dharti Khewale, Manjusha Mahakalkar

PAMJ. 2023; 45:128. Published 17 Jul 2023 | doi:10.11604/pamj.2023.45.128.40650

Inside the pelvis the uterus (or womb) is normally situated with various muscles, tissue, and ligaments. These muscles get weakens after pregnancy, childbirth and difficult labor in women. A prolapsed uterus is a disorder that occurs when a woman´s uterus drops into the vaginal canal as she ages or due to a natural depletion of the hormone oestrogen. We report a case of a 40-year-old female who was brought by her son to the hospital. The patient reported that something coming out of vagina since 2 years, and it was progressive in nature. The cervical biopsy were done, and the histopathology report shows chronic cervicitis with hyperkeratosis and the ultrasonography shows severe cystitis and bilateral hydronephrosis. Per vaginal examination revealed the patient had 3rd degree utero cervical descent. Hysterectomy was done, and postoperatively she was treated with intravenous analgesics, antibiotics during hospitalization.
Corresponding author
Dharti Khewale, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing, Srimati Radhikabai Meghe Memorial College of Nursing, Datta Meghe Institue of Higher Education and Research (DU) Sawangi Meghe, Maharashtra, Wardha, India (khewaledharti@gmail.com)

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