Prolapsus uteri at vaginae totalis with Mayer’s pessary


Authors: M. Vaca
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnické oddělení, Nemocnice Šternberk
Published in: Prakt Gyn 2011; 15(3-4): 204-206
Category: Case Report

Overview

Mayer’s support pessary is a circular plexiglass or hardened resin pessary. It had previously been frequently used for cervical incompetence during pregnancy. At present, it has been sporadically used as a conservative solution for vaginal prolapse in very old women. A case report of 65-year-old woman shows a rare complication when Mayer’s pessary is used for vaginal prolapse.

Key words:
Mayer’s supportive pessary – vaginal prolapse – Gigli saw


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Labels
Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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