Organ: Uterus


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Uterus: Internal female reproductive organ in which a fetus grows
Introduction: The uterus is part of a woman's reproductive system. It is the hollow, pear-shaped organ where a baby grows. The uterus is in the pelvis between the bladder and the rectum.

The narrow, lower portion of the uterus is the cervix. The broad, middle part of the uterus is the body, or corpus. The dome-shaped top of the uterus is the fundus. The fallopian tubes extend from either side of the top of the uterus to the ovaries.1


Condition count: 32 ; see list below.
Organ subtypes: endometrium (2)
Organ types: Sexual organs (138), Female sex organs (97)
Related organs: cervix (5), endometrium (2), vagina (44), fallopian tubes (7), ovaries (16)
Main condition: Uterus conditions
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Uterus' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:

A

  • Abruptio Placentae ... uterus
  • Adenomyosis ... uterus
  • Autoimmune Endometriosis ... uterus

    B

  • Breech pregnancy ... uterus

    C

  • Caesarian Section ... uterus
  • Cervical polyps ... uterus
  • Childbirth ... uterus

    D

  • Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding ... uterus

    E

  • Ectopic pregnancy ... uterus
  • Endometrial Cancer ... uterus
  • Endometrial hyperplasia ... uterus, endometrium
  • Endometriosis ... uterus
  • Endometritis ... uterus, endometrium

    F

  • Female infertility ... uterus
  • Female-only conditions ... uterus

    G

  • Gynaecological conditions ... uterus

    H

  • Hysterectomy ... uterus

    I

  • Intrauterine Growth Retardation ... uterus

    M

  • Menstrual conditions ... uterus
  • Menstruation ... uterus
  • Miscarriage ... uterus

    O

  • Obstetrical conditions ... uterus

    P

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... uterus
  • Pregnancy ... uterus
  • Pregnancy-related conditions ... uterus
  • Premature Birth ... uterus
  • Premenstrual syndrome ... uterus

    R

  • Retroverted uterus ... uterus

    U

  • Uterine Cancer ... uterus
  • Uterine fibroids ... uterus
  • Uterine prolapse ... uterus
  • Uterus conditions ... uterus

    Footnotes:
    1. excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer of the Uterus: NCI

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