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A 55-year-old woman is scheduled to undergo transvaginal hysterectomy and oophorectomy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. During the procedure, the uterus must be separated from all surrounding pelvic structures. Identification and incision of which of the following structures that attaches to the cervical region and extends posteriorly is most appropriate in this patient?

This question is part of NBME 13 section 1 (qst 1-50)
Asked by Chachelly, Last updated: Jun 21, 2020

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Chachelly

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Answered Sep 26, 2018

Uterosacral ligament

UTEROSACRAL LIGAMENT, a ligament that extends from the cervix to the posterior pelvic wall. It is thought to help stabilize the uterus in the pelvic cavity
 

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