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Rapid Communication| Volume 1, ISSUE 2, P137-139, 1988

Endocervical polyps in a cystic fibrosis patient receiving oral contraceptives

  • Kenneth N. Schikler
    Affiliations
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Pediatric-Adolescent Gynecology Center of Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky
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  • Joseph S. Sanfilippo
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    Address reprint requests to: Kenneth N. Schikler, M.D., Department of Pediatrics, Kosair Children's Hospital, 200 East Chestnut Street, Louisville, KY 40202-1822, USA.
    Affiliations
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Pediatric-Adolescent Gynecology Center of Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky
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  • John J. Buchino
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    Department of Pathology, University of Louisville School of Medicine

    Pediatric-Adolescent Gynecology Center of Kosair Children's Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky
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      Abstract

      A case is presented of a 20-year-old cystic fibrosis (CF) patient who had been taking oral contraceptives for 2 years and developed endocervical polyps. It is known that CF patients are at a greater risk of excessive vaginal bleeding than the general population, but the more uncommon problems such as cervical polyps must also be considered by the clinician.

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