cervical glands


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Related to cervical glands: cervical glands of the uterus
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Noun1.cervical glands - mucus-secreting glands in the mucosa of the uterine cervix
duct gland, exocrine, exocrine gland - a gland that secretes externally through a duct
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It is defined by cervical glands noted histologically opposite the placental attachment site and by part or all of the placenta found below the entrance of the uterine vessels or below the peritoneal reflection of anterior uterus.
2] Tuberculosis (TB) should be strongly suspected in a young patient presenting with peripheral lymphadenopathy, with prolonged duration of illness, and involvement of cervical glands with multiple and matted appearance.
Tuberculous lymphadenitis is very high in Asian countries, and Pakistan is ranked 8th among the 22 highest incidence countries and 1st in the eastern Mediterranean region by the WHO5 Cervical glands are the commonest site of involvement.