rugae of vagina: [TA] transverse ridges in the mucous membrane of the vagina. Synonym(s): rugae vaginales [TA], rugae of vagina.
BACKGROUND: No paper on vaginal columnar rugation rejuvenation has been published so far. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate a new surgical technique of vaginal rugae restoration for the management of an acquired sensation of wide/smooth vagina (ASWSV). METHODS: A prospective observational study was conducted. Ten women with ASWSV (group I) were compared to 10 healthy women (control .
A 3-year-old girl is being seen because of a foul vaginal odor. To inspect the vaginal vault, you should first: a. insert a pediatric vaginal speculum. b. place the child prone and in the fetal position. c. insert a cotton-tipped applicator and press down. d. pull the labia forward and slightly to the side.