uterine cervix


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Synonyms for uterine cervix

necklike opening to the uterus

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Though majority cases of cervical cancer are squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs), adenocarcinoma of cervix also contributes to the overall burden of cancer of uterine cervix.
Carcinoma of the uterine cervix and schistosomiasis in West Africa.
The Pap smear involves swabbing the surface of the uterine cervix with one or another simple tool.
The NICE guidance states: "DySIS is a clinically and cost-effective option, compared with standard colposcopy, for examining the uterine cervix in women referred for colposcopy, and should be considered in procurement plans for colposcopy equipment.
In future work, the researchers will look for stem cells and sources of cancer in transitional zones in the human ovary and other organs, such as the stomach, rectum and uterine cervix.
Transvaginal sonography of the uterine cervix prior to labor induction.
A VUF is present if dye comes out of the uterine cervix.
Outcome of third trimester pregnancies after cryotherapy of the uterine cervix.
Immune infiltrates in the normal cervix: The normal uterine cervix is infiltrated by lymphocytes (CD4+, CD8+, plasma cells), dendritic cells (DCs) and macrophages either as individual cells or loose accumulation of cells akin to a lymphoid follicle (31, 32).
The IUCD string was not visible in the uterine cervix or vaginal vault.
Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) are the most important single agent causing carcinoma of the uterine cervix (3).
SCC of the uterine cervix most commonly metastasizes in a stepwise fashion to adjacent tissues and lymphatics.
Lymphoepithelioma-like carcinoma has been reported at sites other than the salivary glands, including the thymus, stomach, lung, skin, larynx, floor of the mouth, uterine cervix, tonsil, and sinonasal tract.
Tiffany and his colleagues found that, in contrast to a 37% reduction in the incidence of all cervical cancers and a 42% decline in squamous cell carcinomas in particular, the age-adjusted incidence of adenocarcinoma in the uterine cervix crept up by an alarming 23%.