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- n. An intestinal hernia
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A hernial tumor whose contents are intestine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, a hernial tumor, in any situation, whose contents are a portion of the intestines.
He describes scrotal hernia under the name enterocele, and says that it is due either to a tearing or a stretching of the peritoneum.
To make a long story shorter, I experienced vaginal vault prolapse with enterocele.
When the scrotum contains only omentum, he calls the condition epiplocele; when it also contains intestine, an epiplo-enterocele.
Anatomic defects of the abdominal wall and pelvic floor: Abdominal and inguinal hernias, cystocele, urethrocele, enterocele, rectocele, uterine and vaginal prolapse, and rectal incontinence: Diagnosis and management.
For a mild or moderate enterocele, nonsurgical treatments - particularly, exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles - may help relieve symptoms, if symptoms are present.
An enterocele (EN-tur-o-seel) is a vaginal hernia, which occurs when your small intestine
More severe cases of enterocele may require surgery to fix the condition.