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Gynecological Conditions: Periodic Screening With the Pelvic Examination, Screening, 2017

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Recommendations: Periodic Screening With the Pelvic Examination: Gynecological Conditions

  • Periodic Screening With the Pelvic Examination: Screening --Asymptomatic, nonpregnant adult women who are not at increased risk for any specific gynecologic condition
    Grade: I
    Specific Recommendations:

    The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of performing screening pelvic examinations in asymptomatic women for the early detection and treatment of a range of gynecologic conditions.

     This statement does not apply to specific disorders for which the USPSTF already recommends screening (ie, screening for cervical cancer with a Papanicolaou [“Pap”] smear, screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia). See the Table for more information.

    Frequency of Service:

    No Frequency of Service information currently available.

    Risk Factor Information:

    No Risk Factor Information currently available.

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