Pelvic examination

 

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Clinical examination of the vagina called vaginal examination involves the examination of the vaginal canal. It feels for the posterior, lateral and anterior fornices and adnexae (fallopian tube, cervix, ovary. Anteriorly it feels for the urinary bladder and urethra. Posteriorly, it feels for the rectum and anus, together with the central perineal tendon. Laterally it feels for the levator ani (pelvic floor) and the ureter at the supravaginal cervix.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Vaginal examination
 

 

 

Topography 1 Topography 2 Wall Canal Introitus
Fornices Function 1 Function 2 Examination Speculum

 

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