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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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FERRA TORRES, Telma M; ESTRADA ABREU, Denys R  y  BERMEJO BENCOMO, Walquiria. Environmental risk factors of the cervix uteri cancer. AMC [online]. 2009, vol.13, n.2. ISSN 1025-0255.

A descriptive observational study was carried out whose universe of work was constituted by all the patients with cervix uteri cancer as diagnosis that came to the Neck Pathology consultation at "Ana Betancourt de Mora" Gynecobstetric Provincial Hospital of Camagüey City from February 1st 2005 to March 31st 2006, with the purpose of determining the environmental risk factors that were associated. Of a total of 142 patients, a sample of 100 cases was obtained with the diagnosis of cervix uteri cancer and more than 18 years of age to whom were applied a survey according to experts' criterion and the results were analyzed by automatic means. Among the obtained results it was observed that almost the half of the cases presented associated environmental risk factors, among those STI stood out, with almost the half of the patients, followed by the tabacism and cervicitis with approximately the fifth part of the sick persons for both. In the STI referred as antecedents, the vaginal candidosis and the condylomata acuminatum prevailed, around the fifth and the seventh part of the sick persons respectively. Sexually transmitted infections of higher incidence, diagnosed to the moment of the cervix uteri cancer diagnostic, was also the vaginal candidosis and the condylomata acuminatum, with approximately the third and more than the fourth part of the patients respectively.

Palabras clave : Cervix uteri cancer; environmental risk factors.

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