Case Report

Successful Management of Cervical Elongaton During Pregnancy And Labor: A Case Report


Uterine prolapse and cervical elongation are rare conditions that can complicate pregnancy, labor, and its management. To minimize complications, proper management of this condition is necessary. A 26-year-old woman referred to our outpatient clinic with a lump protruding from her vagina. She was 16 weeks pregnant. Physical examination revealed uterine prolapse and cervical elongation, so to prevent the complications of the protruded cervix, a pessary was inserted. She had the pessary during the first stage of labor until the rupture of membranes (at 6 cm cervical dilatation). After removal of the pessary, although the cervix was out of introitus, the active phase of labor initiated and a normal vaginal delivery was done. New- onset prolapse during pregnancy with more probability is due to cervical elongation. During labor and delivery, this condition could be managed with conservative methods, including pessary placement. and this condition could be managed with conservative methods including pessary placement during pregnancy and labor.

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IssueVol 5 No 4 (2020): Autumn QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Cervical elongaton Utero-vaginal prolapse; Pessary Pregnancy

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Shokouhi N, Ghanbari Z, Saedi N. Successful Management of Cervical Elongaton During Pregnancy And Labor: A Case Report. CRCP. 2021;5(4):98-100.