Vaginal ring pessary

Case contributed by Vikas Shah

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

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


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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