cervical stenosis

cervical stenosis

Etymology: L, cervix + Gk, stenos, narrow, osis, condition
a narrowing or complete closure of the canal between the body of the uterus and the cervical os (endocervical canal).

cervical stenosis

Gynecology A block of the cervical canal due to a congenital defect or complications of surgery–eg, cryosurgery. See Cervix.
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Treatment of cervical stenosis is indicated only if symptoms or uterine abnormalities are present and may involve cervical dilatation.
This may be most appropriate for patients who have had failed office attempts at sampling, have multiple medical comorbidities that limit the feasibility of office-based procedures (such as morbid obesity), or have severe cervical stenosis.
5%) patients had cervical stenosis with soft discs at multiple levels, 10(12.
In one study of 57 women with a surgical diagnosis of endometriosis, uterosacral ligament abnormalities, lateral displacement of the cervix, and cervical stenosis were observed in 47%, 28%, and 19% of the women, respectively.
2,5) Other factors which contribute are curettage, gynecological surgery, cervical stenosis, or immunodeficiency.
The expansive open-door laminoplasty (EOLP) has been proven effective in treating patients with cervical myelopathy caused by bony cervical stenosis or ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament.
Keywords: sporadic ALS, cervical trauma, blood-CSF barrier breaches, sALS etiology, cervical stenosis
1) Persons with KFS and cervical stenosis may be at increased risk for spinal cord injury after minor trauma as a result of hypermobility of the various cervical segments.
Ancelotti told the Italian daily Il Giornale on Monday he was suffering from cervical stenosis and would be travelling to Vancouver for an operation.
Cervical stenosis causing dystocia is seen occasionally in cow and ewe and rarely in other domestic animals (Roberts, 2004).
Particularly, the presence of congenital cervical stenosis can be assessed by applying the Torg-Pavlov ratio on a lateral radiograph.
4%) experienced dysmenorrhea secondary to cervical stenosis and it was successfully managed with dilation under local anesthesia.