Acute cystitis

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(Bladder Infection)

Acute cystitis – Definition

Cystitis is an infection of the bladder. The bladder is the part of the urinary tract that collects the urine from the kidneys.

Bladder cancer

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Bladder cancer – Definition

Bladder cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the bladder. The bladder, which is located in the lower abdomen, is a hollow organ with flexible muscular walls. Its primary function is to store urine until a person is ready to urinate.

Anal fissure

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Anal fissure – Definition

An anal fissure is a painful cut in the lining of the anus. The anus is the opening through which stool passes from the body. Tears generally occur just inside the opening.

Uterine prolapse

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(Pelvic Floor Hernia; Pudendal Hernia; Pelvic Relaxation)

Uterine prolapse – Definition

Uterine prolapse occurs when the uterus slips out of place and into the vaginal canal. The severity of uterine prolapse is defined as:

  • First degree (mild) — the cervix (the lower opening of the uterus into the vagina) protrudes into the lower third of the vagina
  • Second degree (moderate) — the cervix protrudes past the vaginal opening
  • Third degree (severe) — the entire uterus protrudes past the vaginal opening

Uterine cancer

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(Endometrial Cancer; Cancer, Uterine; Cancer, Endometrial; Endometrial Adenocarcinoma)

Uterine cancer – Definition

Uterine cancer is a disease in which cancer cells grow in the uterus (womb).

The lower portion of the uterus, which is closest to the vagina, is called the cervix. When cancer develops in this portion, it is called cervical cancer.