Histopathological study of cervical lesions in a tertiary health care centre in south India

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Author Details : K Sathiyamurthy*, S Waheeda, N Sangeetha

Volume : 8, Issue : 4, Year : 2021

Article Page : 447-451


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Introduction: Cervix is vulnerable to many pathological changes ranging from inflammation to malignancy. Uterine cervix is gateway to several non-neoplastic and neoplastic gynaecological lesions.. Histopathological studies of cervix along with clinical correlation helps in early diagnosis of lesions as they have advantages of being relatively cheap and technically easy.
To study the histopathological features of cervical lesions.
Materials and Methods: A retrospective study was done in the department of Pathology at Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College and Hospital, Salem for duration of 05 years i.e., from April 2016 to March 2021in 550 cervical samples.
Results: Non neoplastic (92.1%) lesions of cervix were more commonly reported in our study and neoplastic lesions were about 7.8%.
Conclusion: Histopathology study of cervical biopsy lesions is a valuable diagnostic procedure. Early detection of cervical lesions may provide an opportunity for appropriate interventions to prevent further complications such as progression from benign to malignant conditions. Adequate screening procedure with follow up cervical biopsies helps in early diagnosis and management of premalignant and malignant lesions.

Keywords: Cervical biopsy, Cervical carcinoma.

How to cite : Sathiyamurthy K, Waheeda S, Sangeetha N, Histopathological study of cervical lesions in a tertiary health care centre in south India. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2021;8(4):447-451

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Article History

Received : 26-07-2021

Accepted : 19-08-2021

Available online : 23-11-2021

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