cervical erosion


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cervical erosion

A roughening of the cervical opening (os).
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A few cases showed cervical erosion and one case show cervical polyp, which caused some difficulty in taking smears.
A case series of 22 OF patients found that, on vaginal exam, 40% of patients had a normal cervix, 23% had cervical erosion, 18% had only a cervical dimple, 14% had a nonidentifiable cervix (because it was bound to the pubic symphysis), and 5% had a "harelip" defect of the anterior cervix.
of cases Percentage (%) Bacterial vaginosis discharge 5 0.83 Candidial discharge 4 0.67 Cervical erosion 20 3.35 Uterine prolapse 134 22.48 Senile vaginitis 25 4.19 Mucoid discharge 1 0.16 Cervix hypertrophied 10 1.67 Cervix flushed with vagina 18 3.02 Cervix, vagina atrophic 2 0.33 Cervix not visualized properly 1 0.16 Lichen sclerosus 1 0.16 Mixed discharge 3 0.50 Mucopurulent discharge 1 0.16 Vault healthy 63 10.57 Vault erosion 1 0.16 Vault healing 1 0.16 Vault prolapse 5 0.83 Vault indurated, bleeds on touch 1 0.16 Spotting present 1 0.16 No abnormality detected 299 50.16 Grand total 596 Table 6: Incidence of epithelial abnormalities Epithelial abnormality No.
Assessment of cervical erosion in Hamedan city, Iran.
A cervical erosion where the inside lining of the cervix swells so that it covers the outer surface.
Teeth with caries, cervical erosion, previous endodontic treatment, post or crown were also excluded.
Studies on pulmonary tuberculosis with National Institute of Research on Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai and on cervical erosion with Institute for Cytology and Preventive Oncology (ICPO), Noida are in progress.