Uterine version and flexion (diagrams)

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Craig Hacking

Case Discussion

Uterine version is defined as the angle that the cervical axis makes with vaginal axis:

  • anteversion: vagina-cervix angle faces anteriorly
  • retroversion: vagina-cervix angle faces posteriorly

Uterine flexion is defined as the angle that the uterine body axis makes with cervical axis:

  • anteflexion: cervix-body angle faces anteriorly
  • retroflexion: cervix-body angle faces posteriorly

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