Main Organiser

Julius Centre University of Malaya

Co-organiser

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malay

Supported by

University of Malaya

CERVICAL CYTOLOGY IN WOMEN WITH ABNORMAL CERVIX

Author

Rahatgaonkar V G

Institution

Bharati Vidyapeeth University Medical College, Sangli, India

Abstract

Objectives: To study the cervical cytology in women with abnormal cervical findings on visual inspection.

Methods: Prospective study was conducted in Dept of Gynecology & Obstetrics, Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College, Pune. 1600 women referred from Gynecology O.P.D. having abnormal cervical findings on visual inspection were included in study. The women were subjected to Pap smear.

Results: Inflammatory changes in 47.75% and precancerous lesions were seen in 9.56% patients, Out of which LSIL 6.75%, while HSIL (CIN II & CIN III) in 2.81% of patients. In present study, mean age for CIN found to be 34 years. Malignant lesions were detected in 0.56% of patients in age group 35-50 years.

Conclusion: Women with abnormal cervical findings on visual inspection should be subjected for Pap smear helping us to detect the disease in precancerous stage and to lower the mortality and morbidity.