endocervicitis


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endocervicitis

[¦en·dō‚sər·və′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the uterine cervix.
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82%) followed by papillary endocervicitis found in 71 cases (15.
Etiology of postmenopausal bleeding Endometrial causes * Benign Endometrial atrophy Medication Hormones Estrogen Combined estrogen and progesterone Polyps Endometrial hyperplasia Submucosal fibroids * Malignancy Premalignant Endometrial hyperplasia with cytologic atypia Endometrial hyperplasia (5%-10%) Cervical causes * Malignancy * Benign Polyps (2%-12%) Chronic endocervicitis Mucosal atrophy Infectious endocervicitis Vaginal causes * Malignancy (rare) * Benign Mucosal atrophy (60%-80%) Infection Prolapse Ovarian causes * "Rogue" ovulations * Hormonally active tumors (rare) * Granulosa cell tumors Vulvar causes Urinary tract * Mucosal atrophy * Mucosal prolapse * Infection * Calculi * Malignancy Gastrointestinal tract * Hemorrhoids * Anal fissure * Mucosal prolapse * Malignancy Table 2.
La patologia de caracter benigno que afecto el canal endocervical con mayor frecuencia en este estudio fue la endocervicitis cronica, la cual puede producir cambios exuberantes que contribuyen en la dificultad para diferenciar los cambios reactivos o reparativos de las atipias y procesos neoplasicos (Burja et al.
5% of 161) cases having some other benign diagnosis, ie, endocervicitis.
Past or present inflammatory disease of the pelvic organs, usually gonococci result in tubal occlusion and chronic endocervicitis which are not grossly recognisable.
Single dose oral azithromycin versus seven day doxycycline in the treatment of non-gonococcal mucopurulent endocervicitis.