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Front view of female bladder with weak pelvic muscles

View full-sized image Diagram of front view of female bladder with weak pelvic muscles. The bladder is shown in cross-section to reveal urine in the bladder. The weak pelvic muscles fail to keep the urethra closed, so urine escapes.  Labels point to the bladder neck, weak pelv
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Diagram of front view of female bladder with weak pelvic muscles. The bladder is shown in cross-section to reveal urine in the bladder. The weak pelvic muscles fail to keep the urethra closed, so urine escapes. Labels point to the bladder neck, weak pelv

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Diagram of front view of female bladder with weak pelvic muscles. The bladder is shown in cross-section to reveal urine in the bladder. The weak pelvic muscles fail to keep the urethra closed, so urine escapes. Labels point to the bladder neck, weak pelv

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Front view of bladder. Weak pelvic muscles allow urine leakage.

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