Colposcopy in the diagnosis of cervical neoplasia.

  title={Colposcopy in the diagnosis of cervical neoplasia.},
  author={Lakshmi Seshadri and Prabha Jairaj and Hariharan Krishnaswami},
  journal={Indian journal of cancer},
  volume={27 3},
Two hundred and ninety one women were evaluated for cervical cancer by cytology and colposcopy. Of these, 152 patients underwent colposcopically directed biopsy for histological evaluation. Colposcopy and cytology were in agreement in 88 per cent of cases whereas colposcopy and histopathology were in agreement in 79 per cent of cases. Cytology underestimated the severity of the lesion in nine per cent while colposcopy underestimated the lesion in 7.2 per cent (False negative rate). In 13.8 per… CONTINUE READING