Hysterectomy, one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures, leads to characteristic changes in the appearance of the pelvis on imaging studies. Women who have had a hysterectomy are often at risk for several complications, both benign and malignant, that are frequently evaluated with cross-sectional imaging. This pictorial essay explores the appearance of the normal pelvis after hysterectomy as well as the many complications that can occur, stressing the appropriate utilization of such studies and correlation with clinical history to aid in patient management.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging