Vaginal ring pessary

Case contributed by Dr Vikas Shah

Patient Data

Age: 70 years old
Gender: Female
MRI

A ring pessary is seen within the vagina. No abnormalities.

CT

A CT obtained on a separate occasion again shows a ring pessary "en face" in the coronal plane within the vagina.

Case Discussion

There are numerous different types of vaginal pessaries in use. They are one of the conservative approaches used in the management of anterior (cystocoele) or posterior (rectocoele) vaginal wall prolapses.

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Case information

rID: 47522
Case created: 19th Aug 2016
Last edited: 12th Sep 2016
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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