Uterine Cervical Incompetence
"Uterine Cervical Incompetence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Incompetent UTERINE CERVIX is usually diagnosed in the second trimester of PREGNANCY. It is characterized by passive painless cervical dilation in the absence of UTERINE CONTRACTION; BLEEDING; INFECTION; and sometimes with the amniotic sac (AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE) bulging through the partially dilated cervix. Left untreated, this condition may lead to premature pregnancy loss, such as HABITUAL ABORTION.
|Uterine Cervical Incompetence
- Uterine Cervical Incompetence
- Cervical Incompetence, Uterine
- Incompetence, Uterine Cervical
- Cervix Incompetence
- Incompetence, Cervix
- Incompetent Cervix
- Cervices, Incompetent
- Cervix, Incompetent
- Incompetent Cervices
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