Pelvic floor failure: MR imaging evaluation of anatomic and functional abnormalities.

  title={Pelvic floor failure: MR imaging evaluation of anatomic and functional abnormalities.},
  author={Grazia Tomasa Bitti and Giovanni Maria Argiolas and Nicola Ballicu and Elisabetta Caddeo and Martina Cecconi and Giovanna Demurtas and G Matta and Maria Teresa Peltz and Simona Secci and Paolo Siotto},
  journal={Radiographics : a review publication of the Radiological Society of North America, Inc},
  volume={34 2},
Pelvic floor failure is a common disorder that can seriously jeopardize a woman's quality of life by causing urinary and fecal incontinence, difficult defecation, and pelvic pain. Multiple congenital and acquired risk factors are associated with pelvic floor failure, including altered collagen metabolism, female sex, vaginal delivery, menopause, and advanced age. A complex variety of fascial and muscular lesions that range from stretching, insertion detachment, denervation atrophy, and… CONTINUE READING
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