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September 11, 1948

La citologia vaginal humana en condiciones normales y patologicas; Su importancia para el diagnostico y contralor terapeutico en ginecologia

JAMA. 1948;138(2):163. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900020059033

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Abstract

This book concerns human vaginal cytology in normal and pathologic states with the exception of cancer. It stresses and describes in some detail the endocrine aspect of vaginal cytology. The author is an experienced investigator in this field, having spent several years of study in the United States and in Argentina. The book is well written and contains a large number of drawings, color plates and graphs, which have been carefully selected and prepared.

The author describes the cytologic aspects of the menstrual cycle under seven phases as follows: (1) menstrual phase; (2) postmenstrual phase; (3) preovulatory phase; (4) ovulatory phase; (5) postovulatory phase; (6) progesterone phase, and (7) premenstual phase, with diagrams illustrating the cytologic features of each.

Disorders of menstruation are discussed from the standpoint of the cytologic findings, frequently correlated with clinical and operative findings. Cornification curves are illustrated in graphic form, showing the rise in cornification

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