Vaginal vault prolapse can occur following the surgical removal of
the uterus, or hysterectomy.
(The first picture shows where the uterus was before it was
removed.) When the top of the vagina loses the support of the uterus, it often
sags or drops into the vaginal canal.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology