Carcinoma-in-situ of the cervix: is post-hysterectomy cytology worthwhile?

  • Rupert Fawdry
  • Published 1984 in British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology


The cytological records for the years 1950-1980 from South East Scotland revealed 1062 patients who had had histologically confirmed carcinoma-in-situ (or severe dysplasia) of the cervix at the time of hysterectomy. Ten cases of early 'recurrence' were detected in the first year of follow-up. During 4304 women-years of subsequent regular follow-up by… (More)


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