atrophic cervicitisNon-infectious inflammation of the uterine cervix due to a reduction of oestrogen; it is most commonly associated with menopause and hysterectomy, and may occur after radiotherapy.
Increased infections and inflammation.
Numerous neutrophils, mucus strands, parabasal with degenerative changes including nuclear pyknosis and karyorrhexis, and polychromatic staining of the cytoplasm.
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