A bladder prolapse (cystocele) occurs when the tissues and muscles
that hold the bladder in place are stretched or weakened. This causes the
bladder to move from its natural position and press against the wall of the
vagina, forming a bulge.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
October 7, 2010
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October 07, 2010
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