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Episiotomy

Introduction: Episiotomy

Description of Episiotomy

Episiotomy: A surgical procedure where the perineum is cut in order to enlarge the vaginal opening for delivery.

Episiotomy: An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.
Source: Diseases Database

Episiotomy: An incision of the posterior vaginal wall and a portion of the pudenda which enlarges the vaginal introitus to facilitate delivery and prevent lacerations.
Source: MeSH 2007

Episiotomy: Related Topics

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Hierarchical classifications of Episiotomy

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