Vaginal vault prolapse can occur following the surgical removal of the uterus, or hysterectomy.
(The first picture shows where the uterus was before it was removed.) When the top of the vagina loses the support of the uterus, it often sags or drops into the vaginal canal.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Last Revised||October 9, 2012|