To develop cytology procedure as a routine and to get familiar with cytological appearances of the commonly encountered cervical and vaginal lesions


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Author Details : Dupinder Kaur*, Pooja Agarwal

Volume : 8, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 148-151

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijpo.2021.027



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Abstract

Background & Method: The material for the current investigation contained assessment of 1542 cervical/vaginal smear, taken from patients going to the out-tolerant Department of Obstretric and Gynecology and further shipped off Department of Pathology for cytomorphological examination. The legitimate example assortment is perhaps the main strides in pap smear screening. At any rate one half to 66% of bogus negatives are the aftereffect of patient conditions present at the hour of test assortment
and accommodation and the expertise and information on the person who acquires the example. Sufficient cervical cytology tests ought to be gathered and submitted to the lab with proper clinical data.
Study Designed: Cross sectional observational study.
Result: 27 cases of epithelial cell abnormality, out of which 17 cases show Atypical squamous cells of uncertain significance, 1 case show Atypical glandular cells of uncertain significance. 2 cases shows low grade squamous intraepithelial lesions, 2 cases shows high grade squamous intra epithelial lesions. A total of 5 smears show invasive carcinoma cervix. Maximum cases of LSIL were detected in 41-50 years of age group and maximum cases of HSIL were detected in 31-60 years of age group whereas maximum cases of carcinoma cervix were detected in 51-60 years of age group.
Conclusion: In the developing countries like India, cervical cytology, due to its low cost and easy availability, is the most important diagnostic tool for the screening of females of reproductive age group.
The patient attending the Gynecology Out Patient Department were targeted in this study, so as to screening all the females, even with minor symptoms like discharge per vaginum.

Keywords: Cytological, Cervical and vaginal lesions.


How to cite : Kaur D , Agarwal P , To develop cytology procedure as a routine and to get familiar with cytological appearances of the commonly encountered cervical and vaginal lesions. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2021;8(1):148-151


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Article History

Received : 04-02-2021

Accepted : 13-02-2021

Available online : 20-02-2021


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