ectocervical smear

ec·to·cer·vi·cal smear

a cytologic smear of material obtained from the ectocervix, usually by scraping; used principally for the diagnosis of late cervical cancers involving the ectocervix.
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Thus, the purpose of this study was to analyse the association between lesions revealed during vaginal biocoenosis assessment in correlation to lesions described in studies dedicated to cytological assessments of ectocervical smear.
One of key purposes of this study was to analyse associations between lesions revealed during vaginal biocoenosis assessment in correlation to lesions described in studies dedicated to cytological assessment of ectocervical smear.
Then a Papanicolau smear was repeated using a Cytobrush for endocervical samples and plastic spatula for ectocervical smears.