New observations on the significance of nipplelike protrusions in the nuclei of endocervical cells.

Abstract

Nuclear nippling was noted in the endocervical columnar cells in smears taken from women of child-bearing age who were using a progesterone-only contraceptive. The phenomenon occurred most consistently in smears from women who were amenorrheic, a condition indicative of a marked decrease of estrogen activity. These observations do not support the previous… (More)

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