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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Escoffery, Carlos T.; Sinclair, P. A.; Guthrie, W.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Pathology
Article Title
Vaginitis emphysematosa associated with an abnormal Pap smear
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2001
Volume ID
50
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
234-35
Language
eng
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Vaginitis emphysematosa is an uncommon inflammatory condition that is aetiologically linked to trichomonal or gardnerella infection, and has been associated with immunosuppressive disorders. The disease does not have deleterious sequelae and resolves on treating the underlying infection. We describe a case in which the disease predominantly affected the cervix leading to an abnormal pap smear and colposcopic investigation.....
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