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Difficult Exams: Cystocele, Rectocele, Stenotic Cervix/Cervical Dilatation, Nonsexually Active Women, Elderly Women

  • Rhina Acevedo
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Abstract

There are various anatomical conditions that can affect the performance of the pelvic exam and may lead to modifications of your pelvic examination techniques. These conditions include examinations of women who are not sexually active, women with cystoceles or rectoceles, women with atrophic vaginitis, and women with cervical stenosis.

Keywords

Vaginal Wall Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Cervical Stenosis Pelvic Exam Vaginal Atrophy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyNew BrunswickUSA

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