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Human Papillomavirus and Cervical Disease in Adolescents


Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: June 2008 - Volume 51 - Issue 2 - p 290-305
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e318172d0dc
Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology

The addition of the human papillomavirus vaccination and the 2006 national guidelines for the management of abnormal cervical cytology have led to significant changes in the management of cervical disease among adolescents. This article reviews recommendations for prevention, screening, diagnosis, and management of cervical disease.

Magee Women's Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Correspondence: Richard Guido, MD, Magee Women's Hospital, 300 Halket Street, #2325, Pittsburgh, PA. E-mail:

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.