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Uterine Cervical Incompetence

"Uterine Cervical Incompetence" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Incompetent UTERINE CERVIX is usually diagnosed in the second trimester of PREGNANCY. It is characterized by passive painless cervical dilation in the absence of UTERINE CONTRACTION; BLEEDING; INFECTION; and sometimes with the amniotic sac (AMNIOTIC MEMBRANE) bulging through the partially dilated cervix. Left untreated, this condition may lead to premature pregnancy loss, such as HABITUAL ABORTION.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Uterine Cervical Incompetence" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Uterine Cervical Incompetence" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 11 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2014
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