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Infectious Cervicitis

MedGen UID:
163626
Concept ID:
C0856203
Disease or Syndrome

Definition

An infectious process affecting the uterine cervix. Causative agents include Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, human papillomavirus, and herpes simplex virus. Physical examination reveals an erythematous, raised lesion in the cervix and mucopurulent discharge. [from NCI]

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PubMed

Majeroni BA, Schank JN, Horwitz M, Valenti J
Fam Med 1996 Sep;28(8):580-3. PMID: 8884256

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Sedlecky K, Rasevic M
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 2008 Jun;13(2):158-63. doi: 10.1080/13625180802012433. PMID: 18465478

Diagnosis

Quan M
Clin Cornerstone 2000;3(1):36-47. doi: 10.1016/s1098-3597(00)90020-6. PMID: 11061066
Majeroni BA, Schank JN, Horwitz M, Valenti J
Fam Med 1996 Sep;28(8):580-3. PMID: 8884256

Therapy

Sedlecky K, Rasevic M
Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 2008 Jun;13(2):158-63. doi: 10.1080/13625180802012433. PMID: 18465478
Quan M
Clin Cornerstone 2000;3(1):36-47. doi: 10.1016/s1098-3597(00)90020-6. PMID: 11061066

Prognosis

Majeroni BA, Schank JN, Horwitz M, Valenti J
Fam Med 1996 Sep;28(8):580-3. PMID: 8884256

Clinical prediction guides

Majeroni BA, Schank JN, Horwitz M, Valenti J
Fam Med 1996 Sep;28(8):580-3. PMID: 8884256

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