Cytopathological pattern of cervical pap smears-a study among population of North Malabar in Kerala

@inproceedings{Nair2016CytopathologicalPO,
  title={Cytopathological pattern of cervical pap smears-a study among population of North Malabar in Kerala},
  author={Govindapillai Mohanadasan Nair and Fatima Shamsuddin and Therenchery Narayanan and Prejisha Balan},
  year={2016}
}
Background: India, the second most populous country in the world accounts for about 25% of cervical cancer deaths. Only limited studies are available on the prevalence of cervical epithelial abnormalities in various populations in India, especially in North Kerala. We have undertaken the present study, with the intention to estimate the prevalence of abnormal cervical cytology smears in this region so that appropriate screening strategies can be planned. Methods & Materials: A one year… CONTINUE READING

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