N81.2: Incomplete uterovaginal prolapse
Your vagina and cervix have become displaced.
The vagina is tubular and leads from the outside to the uterus. The uterus or womb sits in the pelvis and is pear-shaped. The narrower part extends downward into the vagina and is called the cervix. When a woman is pregnant, the child grows in her womb.
Your vagina and cervix are lower down in the pelvis than usual. This can happen if the pelvic floor is weak or the ligaments in the pelvis slacken. Sometimes parts of these organs can slip out of the body.
The pelvic floor consists of a series of muscles and connective tissue. It uses them to hold the organs in the abdomen and pelvis in place. The pelvic floor also helps to keep the urethra and anus closed, for example. The organs are also held in place by specific ligaments.
If the vagina and uterus become displaced, this can cause pain, for example. You may also experience problems during sex, or be unable to urinate properly.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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