A small bowel prolapse (enterocele) occurs when the tissues and muscles
that hold the small bowel in place are stretched or weakened. This can cause
the small bowel to move from its natural position and press against the wall of
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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