Gynecologic Cryosurgery Workup

Updated: Jan 26, 2015
  • Author: E L Kristiina Parviainen, MD; Chief Editor: Michel E Rivlin, MD  more...
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Workup

Diagnostic Procedures

See the list below:

  • Colposcopy of the vagina and cervix is performed with the application of acetic acid.
  • Cervical punch biopsies and ECC are used selectively to confirm histologically the diagnosis of CIN. This also permits identification of the size, shape, and location of the dysplastic lesion.
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Histologic Findings

For a detailed discussion of the histologic findings of CIN, the reader is referred to a text of gynecologic pathology such as Blaustein's Pathology of the Female Genital Tract, Fifth Edition [23] .

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