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Rectocele

Rectocele

Rectocele.

A rectocele occurs when the tissues and muscles that hold the end of the large intestine (rectum) in place get weak or damaged. This can allow the rectum to move from its normal position and press against the back wall of the vagina. This is also called posterior vaginal wall prolapse.

Current as of: November 27, 2023

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