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Imaging of Cervical Pathology

REZVANI, MARYAM MD; SHAABAN, AKRAM MD

Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology:
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e31819617f1
Imaging in Gynecology
Abstract

A variety of benign and malignant entities affect the uterine cervix. These are discussed and illustrated. Cross-sectional and functional imaging can improve the accuracy of traditional clinical cervical cancer staging. Emphasis is placed on magnetic resonance imaging for initial staging and fused positron emission tomography-computed tomography for restaging and surveillance. The imaging appearance of benign cervical pathology is reviewed with ultrasonography as the first-line imaging modality and magnetic resonance imaging for problem solving in difficult cases.

Author Information

Department of Radiology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah

Correspondence: Maryam Rezvani, MD, Department of Radiology, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, 30 North 1900 East No. 1A71, Salt Lake City, UT 84132. E-mail: maryam.rezvani@hsc.utah.edu

© 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.