Morphology of Cervix - A Postmortem Study

Authors

  • Md Samir Uddin Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Sylhet Women?s Medical College, Mirboxtulla Sylhet
  • Md Muzibur Rahman Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Sylhet M.A.G Osmani Medical College, Dhaka
  • Nazma Begum Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, Sylhet M.A.G Osmani Medical College, Dhaka
  • Zakia Sultana Professor & Head, Department of Anatomy, Sylhet M.A.G Osmani Medical College, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bja.v10i2.17323

Keywords:

Cervix Length, Breadth, Thickness

Abstract

Context: Malignant neoplasms of cervix uteri is a major medical condition with aging population. Detailed anatomical knowledge about cervix uteri is important for obstetracian, pathologist and physician for proper diagnosis and management of cervical diseases.

Study design: Cross sectional, analytical type of study.

Place and period of study: Department of Anatomy, Sylhet M A G Osmani Medical College, Sylhet, from July 2006 to June 2007.

Materials: Present study was performed on 50 autopsied human uterus, age ranging from 1 to 65 years. The samples were collected from unclaimed dead bodies that were under examination in the morgue of the Department of Forensic Medicine of Sylhet M A G Osmani Medical College, Sylhet.

Methods: The samples were divided into four age groups. Group A (1-12 years), Group B (13-24 years), Group C (25-46 years) and Group D (46-65 years). All the samples were studied morphologically.

Results: Statistically significant positive correlation was found between age and length, breadth and thickness of cervix

Conclusion: There were changes in the morphology of cervix in relation to age.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bja.v10i2.17323

Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy, July 2012, Vol. 10 No. 2 pp 80-83

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Published

2013-12-14

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Uddin, M. S., Rahman, M. M., Begum, N., & Sultana, Z. (2013). Morphology of Cervix - A Postmortem Study. Bangladesh Journal of Anatomy, 10(2), 80–83. https://doi.org/10.3329/bja.v10i2.17323

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