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    Chapter 13 Gynecology
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    Topics Anatomy and Physiology of the Female  Reproductive Organs The Menstrual Cycle Assessment of the Gynecological Patient Management of Gynecological Emergencies  Specific Gynecological Emergencies
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    Anatomy and  Physiology
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    Anatomy and Physiology of the  Female Reproductive Organs External Genitalia Internal Genitalia
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    External Genitalia  (1 of 2)
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    External Genitalia  (2 of 2) Perineum  Muscular tissue that separates the vagina and the anus. Mons Pubis Fatty layer of tissue over the pubic symphysis. Labia Structures that protect the vagina and the urethra. Clitoris Vascular erectile tissue that lies anterior to the labia minora. Urethra Drains the urinary bladder.
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    Internal Genitalia  (1 of 2)
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    Internal Genitalia  (2 of 2) Vagina (9-10cm) Female organ of copulation. Birth canal. Outlet for menstruation. (50mL) Uterus Site of fetal development. Fallopian Tubes Transports the egg from the ovary to the uterus. Fertilization usually occurs here. Ovaries Primary female gonads.
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    The Menstrual Cycle Monthly hormonal cycle, usually 28  days. Prepares the uterus to receive a  fertilized egg.  The onset of menses, known as  menarche, usually occurs between the  ages of 10 and 14.
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    Phases of the  Menstrual Cycle The Proliferative Phase The Secretory Phase The Ischemic Phase The Menstrual Phase
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    Proliferative Phase This is the first two weeks of the menstrual cycle. Estrogen causes the uterine lining to thicken and become  engorged with blood. Secretion of LH day 14: ovulation takes place. If the egg is not fertilized, menstruation takes place. If the egg is fertilized, the corpus luteum produces progesterone  until the placenta takes over. Cilia sweep the egg toward the uterus.
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