cervical motion tenderness


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cervical motion tenderness

unpleasant sensation or response elicited on pelvic examination with movement of the cervix by the clinician's gloved hand, usually indicative of inflammatory processes in the pelvic organs or of those adjacent organs that may be moved during such examination.

cervical motion tenderness

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CMT

Pain elicited when the uterine cervix is manipulated during pelvic examination. CMT is often found in patients with pelvic inflammatory disease.