cervical polyp


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cervical polyp

Gynecology A usually benign 'prolapse' of endocervical tissue from the cervix, with inflammation, congestion, ↑ estrogens; CPs are more common in ♀ > age 20 who have had children; some may cause bleeding and interfere with the menstrual cycle Diagnosis Pelvic exam, colposcopy, pap smears–cervical CA may be polypoid Treatment Excision

cervical polyp

A usually benign growth of the cervical mucosa.
See also: polyp
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Mullerian adenosarcoma with sarcomatous overgrowth of the cervix presenting as cervical polyp: a case report and review of the literature.
Cervical Polyps. Cervical polyps are not an infrequent incidental finding during speculum exams and can be a source of postcoital bleeding secondary to cervical trauma with intercourse.
y n = 7 n = 7 n = 6 1 Myometrium 48 Pos Pos 2 Myometrium 26 Neg Neg Neg 3 Cervix 48 Pos Pos Pos 4 Cervical polyp 42 Neg Pos Pos 5 Endometrium 32 N/A Pos Neg 6 Fallopian tube 25 Pos Pos Neg 7 Myometrium 52 Pos Neg N/A 8 Myometrium 40 Pos N/A N/A Analyzed, No.
of Cases Percentage (%) Hypertrophy of cervix 67 21.82 Cervical erosion 118 38.44 Prolapse with decubitus ulcer 50 16.28 Cervical polyp 10 3.26 Other unhealthy ulcers 38 12.38 Leukoplakia 24 7.82 Total 307 100 Table 6.
Previous reports indicate that giant cervical polyps originate more often from the ectocervix and rarely from the endocervix in contrast to the commonly seen cervical polyps.
Most of the reported cases of giant or huge cervical polyp were found in perimenopausal women like ours.
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.
Endometrial hyperplasia in 14 (10%) including atypical hyperplasia in 1 case (0.93%), endometrial polyp found in 5(3.57%), cervical polyp in 2(1.43%), senile vaginitis in 3(2.14%), 5 cases (3.57%) had PMB due to decubitus ulcer associated with uterovaginal prolapse.
Group 4: patients with endometrial polyp and cervical polyp: Diagnostic accuracy of hysteroscopy for endometrial polyp in our study was 89% when compared to histopathology.
All specimens mentioned as cervical polyp on gross or per speculum examination were included in the study.
This resulted in not addressing and analyzing the numerous other reasons that we carry out bimanual exams; for example, detection of myomas, urinary incontinence, pelvic floor support or lack thereof, cervical polyps, vaginal wall growths, and adnexal pain and masses with the potential of indicating pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, and ovarian cysts.