Positive results of endocervical curettage as an indication for conization of the cervix.


At University Hospital of Jacksonville (Fla) during the years 1981 through 1984, 37 patients had conization of the uterine cervix for the sole indication of dysplastic cells found on endocervical curettage. Eighteen of the 37 (48.7%) were found to have a more dysplastic lesion than that diagnosed by colposcopic biopsy. In two of the 37 (5.4%) a previously… (More)