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Endoscopies

Key Information

Location and size of lesion (quadrant of cervix), invasion of other pelvic organs

Colposcopy:
Examination of the vagina and cervix through a colposcope, an instrument containing a magnifying lens that is inserted into the vagina

Key words/involvement:
Lesion, tumor, leukoplakia, whitish areas of epithelium, gray area, area of discoloration, bleeding, mosaic pattern, mosaic staining, Toluidine staining, Iodine staining, irregular blood vessels, infiltrated patches, atypical epithelium, abnormal epithelium, suspicious lesion, neoplasm, malignancy, ulceration, exophytic lesion, infiltration

Other words/no involvement:
No abnormalities visualized during the examination

  • Laparoscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Proctosigmoidoscopy
  • Hysteroscopy

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