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KNH Gynaecology Department COLOPOSCOPY

Posted on 21 March 2016 | 5:45 am by

Colposcopy is a procedure that allows a physician to examine a woman's cervix and vagina using a special microscope called a colposcope. It is used to check for precancerous or abnormal areas. Purpose Colposcopy is used to identify or rule out the existence of any precancerous conditions in the cervical tissue. If a Pap test shows abnormal cell growth, colposcopy is usually the first follow-up test performed. The physician will attempt to find the area that produced the abnormal cells and remove it for further study (biopsy) and diagnosis. Colposcopy is used in the emergency department to examine victims of sexual assault and abuse and document any physical evidence of vaginal injury. Description An instrument called a speculum is inserted to hold the vagina open, and the gynaecologist looks at the cervix and vagina using a colposcope, a low-power microscope designed to magnify the cervix 10–40 times its normal size. Most colposcopes are connected to a video monitor that ...

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