Anatomy of pelvic floor dysfunction.

  title={Anatomy of pelvic floor dysfunction.},
  author={Marlene M. Corton},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={36 3},
Normal physiologic function of the pelvic organs depends on the anatomic integrity and proper interaction among the pelvic structures, the pelvic floor support components, and the nervous system. Pelvic floor dysfunction includes urinary and anal incontinence; pelvic organ prolapse; and sexual, voiding, and defecatory dysfunction. Understanding the anatomy and proper interaction among the support components is essential to diagnose and treat pelvic floor dysfunction. The primary aim of this… CONTINUE READING


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