endocervicitis


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endocervicitis

 [en″do-ser″vĭ-si´tis]
inflammation of the endocervix.

en·do·cer·vi·ci·tis

(en'dō-sĕr'vi-sī'tis),
Inflammation of the columnar epithelium cervix uteri.

endocervicitis

Gynecology Inflammation of the endocervix

en·do·cer·vi·ci·tis

(en'dō-sĕr-vi-sī'tis)
Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the cervix of uterus.
Synonym(s): endotrachelitis.

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Q. what is fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa with inflammation and squamous metaplasia fragments of endocervical glandular mucosa

A. It means that part of the mucose on the cervix area has changes from a certain kind of mucose cells to another, and that there is a bit of an inflammation around it. This should be brought to the knowledge of a gynecologist and be monitored by him/her.

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Among inflammatory lesions, chronic nonspecific cervicitis was commonly found followed by papillary endocervicitis seen in sexually active women with pelvic inflammatory disease, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, uterine prolapse, and so on.
(2,4) Up to 50% of women who attend sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics and are diagnosed with mucopurulent endocervicitis have BV, (2,4,10,11) which is also a risk factor for human immunodeficiency virus (HW) infection.
Tambien se encontro endometritis y endocervicitis cronicas inespecificas.
Endocervicitis occurred in 16(16.49%) of study group Vs 9(11.8%) of control group.
Chronic non- specific polypoidal 2 2 Endocervicitis with Benign Polyp C.
In 87 cases (14.4%) of endocervicitis, 79 cases (90.7%) were multiparous and 8 cases (9.3%) were nulliparous women and 65 cases (74.6%) were with poor hygiene.
Histopathology report of uterus showed basal endometrium with normal myometrium, with cervix showing chronic papillary endocervicitis with squamous metaplasia.
CONCLUSION: It appears that the entities such as Polypoidal endocervicitis , Endocervical polyp and Fibroepithelial polyp belong to spectrum of a single entity in the pathogenesis process with Polypoidal endocervicitis as initial lesion, Endocervical polyp as intermediate lesion and Fibroepithelial polyp as a last stage in the pathogenesis process of same entity.