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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

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GUTIERREZ MACHADO, Mario et al. Ulcerous deciduosis and pregnancy. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2012, vol.38, n.1, pp. 93-98. ISSN 0138-600X.

Introduction: The deciduosis is the more typical colposcopy picture of pregnancy. This term indicates a decidual ectopia. Objective: To present the clinical case of a pregnant presenting with a cervical lesion led to an ulcerated deciduosis. Results: By means of a colposcopy and later by a punch biopsy the diagnosis of ulcerated deciduosis was confirmed in a pregnant of 22.5 weeks. Conclusions: In front of that each pregnant with a cervical lesion suspected or not of malignancy, the colposcopy could be used as a diagnostic method provided that is performed by trained staff and a biopsy directed according to the case in particular.

Keywords : colposcopy; deciduosis; pregnancy; punch cervix.

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