A uterine prolapse occurs when a woman's pelvic muscles and ligaments
become weak, causing the uterus to drop from its usual position. This allows
the neck of the uterus (cervix) to bulge down into the vagina.
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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