Using acetowhite opacity index for detecting cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.

@article{Li2009UsingAO,
  title={Using acetowhite opacity index for detecting cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.},
  author={Wenjing Li and Sankar Venkataraman and Ulf Gustafsson and Jody C Oyama and Daron G. Ferris and Rich W. Lieberman},
  journal={Journal of biomedical optics},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={014020}
}
Cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) exhibits certain morphologic features that can be identified during a colposcopic exam. Immature metaplastic and dysplastic cervical squamous epithelia turn white after application of acetic acid during the exam. The whitening process occurs visually over several minutes and subjectively helps to discriminate between… CONTINUE READING