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  1. andenomyosis
    bening invasive growth of the endometruim that may cause heavy, painful menstrual bleeding
  2. cervical polyp
    hyperplastic protustion of the epithelium of the cervix; may be board based or pendunculated
  3. cervical stenosis
    acquired condition with obstruction of the cervical canal
  4. curettage
    scrapingwith a curet to remove the contents of the uterus, as is done following inevitable or incomplete abortion; to produce abortion, to obtain specimens for use in diagnosis; and to remove growths, such as polyps
  5. dysmenorrhea
    pain in association with menstruation
  6. ectocervix
    a portion of the canal of the uterine cervix that is lined with sqamous epithelium
  7. ectopic pregnancy
    pragnancy occurring ouside the uterine cavity
  8. endometrial carcinoma
    maligancy characterized by abnormal thickening of the endometrial cavity; usually includes irregular bleeding in perimenopausal and in postmenopausal women
  9. endometrial hyperplasia
    condition that results from estrogen stimulation to the endometrium without the influenes of progestin; frequenct cause of bleeding( especially in postmenapausal women)
  10. endomentrial polyp
    penduculated or sessile well defined mass attached to the endometrial cavity
  11. endometritis
    infection within the endometrium of the uterus
  12. Gartner's duct cyst
    small cyst withing the vagina
  13. hematometra
    obstruction of the uterus and /or the vagina characterized by an accumulation of fluid
  14. intramural leiomyoma
    most common type of leiomyoma; deforms the myometrium intrauterine contraceptive device (IUCD), a device insered into the endometrial cavity to prevent pregnancy
  15. leiomyoma
    most common bening gynecologic tumor in women during their reproductive years
  16. metrorrhea
    irregular, acyclic bleeding
  17. nabothian cyst
    bening tiny cyst within the cervix
  18. pyometra
    obstruction of the utrus and/or vagina characterized by an accumulation of pus
  19. sonohysterography
    injection of setrile saline into the endometrial cavity under ultrasound guidance; also known as saline infused sonography (SIS)
  20. submucosal leiomyoma
    type of leiomyoma found to deform the endometrial cavity and cause heavy or irregular menses
  21. squamous cell carcinoma
    most common type of cervical cancer
  22. subserosal leiomyoma
    type of leiomyoma that may become pedunculated and appear as an extrauterine mass
  23. tamoxifen
    an antiestrogen drug used in treating carcinoma of the breast

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