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Revista Cubana de Obstetricia y Ginecología

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PRIETO HERRERA, María Eulalia et al. Behavior of organic altered Pap in one health area. Rev Cubana Obstet Ginecol [online]. 2012, vol.38, n.4, pp. 510-520. ISSN 0138-600X.

Introduction: uterine cancer is the type of cancer which most frequently affects women after breast cancer. The early detection and treatment of pre-malignant damage guarantees the durability of this condition. Objective: to understand the behavior of organic altered Pap in one health area. Methods: a descriptive, cross-sectional and retrospective study was conducted I, the eastern polyclinic in Camagüey municipality from January 2005 to December 2010. The sample consisted of 189 women who had abnormal Pap organic in the aforementioned period. Variables were collected such as: age group, organic cytology results according to sampling, age of first intercourse, parity, cytological diagnosis of infection with human papillomavirus (HPV). Results: slightly less than half of these women had their first sex intercourse before the age of 18 (46.56 %) and most had had 1-3 births (83.06 %). 56.08 % of these patients had HPV infection. Conclusions: cervical intraepithelial neoplasia II was predominant in these patients. The highest incidence of cervical lesions occurred in 2006.

Keywords : cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; infection with human papillomavirus; altered organ cytology; epidemiological risk factors.

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