Cervical polyps


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Cervical polyps

Growths originating from the surface of the cervix or endocervical canal. These small, fragile growths hang from a stalk and protrude through the cervical opening (the os).
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Ambulatory removal of cervical polyps under colposcopy.
Protruding giant cervical polyp in a young adolescent with previous rhabdomyosarcoma.
CERVICAL polyps are benign lumps that arise from the lining of the cervix.
Inclusion criteria for the study were-Patients undergoing vaginal hysterectomy for Dysfunctional uterine bleeding, fibroid uterus less than 16 weeks, cervical polyps, cervical dysplasia, pelvic inflammatory disease with mobile uterus, cases with previous surgeries like caesarean section, myomectomy, ovarian cystectomy, adenomyosis, recurrent post-menopausal bleeding without any evidence of malignancy and genital prolapse.
INTRODUCTION: Cervical polyps are polypoidal growths from the cervix often look like bulbs on thin stems.
Those cervical polyps with clinical diagnosis of suspected malignancy were also excluded from the study.
RESULTS: During the study period we got 22 cases of cervical polyps.
The risk of cervical polyps harboring malignant foci is one possibility and is of very minimal chance.
Why remove all cervical polyps and examine them histologically?
Adenosarcoma of the uterine cervix presenting as a cervical polyp.