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Objectives Anat & Hist Inf. Diseases Benign Cond Neoplasms
 

OBJECTIVES

After going through this tutorial you will be able to:

I. Gross Anatomy and Histology

  • list and identify the various structures that form the uterine cervix
  • describe the gross anatomy and histology of the cervix
  • describe the physiologic changes that occur in the cervix with age and hormonal changes

II. Infectious Diseases

  • list the infectious diseases involving the cervix
  • specify the etiologic agents and mode of transmission
  • describe/recognize clinical lesions
  • describe/identify characteristic histologic features
  • state clinical behavior/complications

III. Benign Nonneoplastic Conditions

  • list common non-neoplastic disorders of the cervix
  • describe their clinical features
  • describe/recognize histologic features
  • state clinical behavior
  • state treatment

IV. Premalignant Conditions and Malignant Neoplasms

  • classify the premalignant conditions and malignant neoplasms of the cervix
  • describe their epidemiological features including risk factors
  • describe their clinical features
  • describe/recognize histologic features and grade various lesions
  • determine clinical behavior and discuss factors affecting outcome
 
Objectives Anat & Hist Inf. Diseases Benign Cond Neoplasms