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1

What cells line the cervix?

Transition from squamous to glandular epithelium

2

Trichomonas can cause cervicitis, vaginitis, and urethritis. Describe the discharge associated with this infection. Describe common cervical findings.

Discharge is frothy, yellow, and foul smelling.
"Strawberry cervix"

3

Candida is a normal part of the vaginal flora. What situations can lead to overgrowth?

DM
Antibiotics
Pregnancy

4

Describe the vaginal discharge associated with candidiasis.

Curd like

5

Actinomyces is associated with what type of birth control?

Non copper IUDs

6

At what location of the cervix does HPV infection occur?

Transformation zone

7

HPV 16/18 have genes that inhibit tumor suppressor genes. What are the HPV genes and the tumor suppressor genes do they inhibit?

E6- inhibits p53
E7- inhibits RB

8

What is the number one risk for contracting HPV?

Multiple sexual partners

9

Describe the nuclei of koilocytes.

"Rraisn-like" nuclei

10

What is the number one risk factor for cervical cancer?

Multiple sexual partners

11

What cell is pathognomonic for cervical dysplasia?

Koilocytes