The frequency of significant pathology in women attending a general gynaecological service for postcoital bleeding

@article{Rosenthal2001TheFO,
  title={The frequency of significant pathology in women attending a general gynaecological service for postcoital bleeding},
  author={A N Rosenthal and Theodore A. Panoskaltsis and T Smith and W. P. Soutter},
  journal={BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics \& Gynaecology},
  year={2001},
  volume={108}
}
Objectives To document the frequency of pathology in women who complain of postcoital bleeding. To determine whether negative cervical cytology excludes serious pathology in women with postcoital bleeding. To determine whether postcoital bleeding increases the risk of serious pathology in women with an abnormal smear. 
Evaluation of women presenting with postcoital bleeding by cytology and colposcopy
To evaluate women with postcoital bleeding (PCB) by clinical examination, cytology, colposcopy, and histopathology.
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