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Table 1 The pelvic organ prolapse staging, 2020

From: Factors associated with delay in seeking treatment among women with pelvic organ prolapse at selected general and referral hospitals of Southern Ethiopia, 2020

Stages Description
0 No prolapse [1, 17]
I The leading-edge of the prolapse is 1 cm above the level of the hymen (> − 1 cm) [1, 17]
II The leading-edge of the prolapse lies through the plane of hymen between − 1 cm and + 1 cm [1, 17]
III The most distal portion of the prolapse is between + 1 cm and + 2 cm below hymen [1, 17]
IV The complete eversion of the total length of the pelvic organ (> + 2 cm)