Vaginal ring pessary

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


Study for diffuse abdominal pain.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Female

CT abdomen and pelvis

CT with intravenous contrast in this elderly patient shows occupation of the vaginal cavity by foreign body annular morphology or "doughnut".

Case Discussion

A mechanical pessary is most commonly used to treat uterine prolapse. As an incidental finding in imaging studies a ring structure with the form of "doughnut" can be a pessary.

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Case information

rID: 33211
Published: 4th Jan 2015
Last edited: 29th Jul 2020
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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