Cervical Sampling

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Title: Cervical Sampling
Description: Cervical sampling; drawing shows a side view of the female reproductive anatomy. A speculum is shown widening the opening of the vagina. Also shown is a provider's gloved hand inserting a brush into the open vagina to collect cells from the cervix. The brush is touching the cervix at the base of the uterus. The rectum is also shown. One inset shows the brush touching the center of the cervix. A second inset shows a woman covered by a drape on an exam table with her legs apart and her feet in stirrups.

Cervical sampling. A speculum is inserted into the vagina to widen it. Then, a brush is inserted into the vagina to collect cells from the cervix.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Gynecologic
Test or Procedure -- Physical Exam
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR810698
Date Created: October 11, 2022
Date Added: July 21, 2023
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com