endocervix


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endocervix

[¦en·dō′sər·viks]
(anatomy)
The glandular mucous membrane of the cervix uteri.
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TABLE 2 Example of One Expert's Subjective Measure of the Disutilities of Procedures Morbidity, Effects on Quality of Life, Cost/Severity Possible Long-term Strategy/Procedure of Procedure Sequelae Sum Expectant management with regression 1 0 1 Cryotherapy 1.5 1.5 3 LEEP 2 1 3 Laser ablation 3 1 4 Laser cone 3 2 5 Cold knife cone 3 2 5 Hysterectomy 4 4 8 LEEP denotes loop excision of the endocervix. Scale: 0 = no disutility.
In the normal cervix, CK7 was normally expressed in the superficial opening portion of the endocervical glands at the SCJ (Figure 3, D), but not in the proximal endocervix or deeper portions of the endocervical glands (Figure 3, D).
Products of conception confirmed within and firmly attached to endocervix.
Positive PCR determinations for detection of genetic material of Mycoplasmataceae species (MH, MG, and UU) and three other microorganisms (NG, CT and TV) obtained from samples of both endocervix and Fallopian tubes flushings from 60 patients, 30 of them with a tubo-peritoneal infertility factor diagnosed through laparoscopy, and 30 fertile patients with normal tubes and peritoneum at laparoscopy are detailed in Table 1.
Con una participacion crucial de la via de senalizacion en la que interviene la molecula Wnt-4, aparece en el embrion el epitelio superficial del ovario, originado a su vez a partir del epitelio celomico que reviste tambien a los conductos de Muller, precursores de oviducto, endometrio y endocervix (17).
A particular advantage of these tests is the ability to test urine samples, in addition to swabs of the endocervix and urethra.
With hysteroscopy, the view is limited to the endometrial surfaces, and it is not possible to view the depth of myometrial involvement of uterine fibroids, although a global view of the endocervix and endometrium is possible and the cornua is easily visualized, she added.
The cytologic diagnosis of AIS is easily confused with tubal metaplasia(9) or invasive cancer.(8) Until better cytologic discrimination between AGUS and AIS can be developed, great care should be exercised in the diagnosis and evaluation of these glandular abnormalities of the endocervix. At the present time, differentiation necessitates a histologic specimen.
(2,6,24) However, endometrioid ADCs arising from the upper endocervix and lower uterine segment are typically HPV negative.