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colposcope

 [kol´po-skōp]
1. an instrument for examining the vulva, vagina, and cervix by means of a magnifying lens and a bright light, used to identify abnormal epithelium that warrants biopsy and to evaluate the cervix following a Pap smear.
2. vaginoscope. adj., adj colposcop´ic.

col·po·scope

(kol'pō-skōp),
Endoscopic instrument that magnifies cells of the vagina and cervix in vivo to allow direct observation and study of these tissues.

colposcope

/col·po·scope/ (kol´pah-skōp) vaginoscope; a speculum for examining the vagina and cervix using a magnifying lens.

colposcope

(kŏl′pə-skōp′)
n.
An endoscopic instrument that allows direct observation of the epithelia of the vagina and cervix.

col′po·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.

colposcope

[kol′pəskōp]
a lighted instrument with lenses for direct examination of the surfaces of the vagina and cervix.

col·po·scope

(kol'pŏ-skōp)
Endoscopic instrument that magnifies cells of the vagina and cervix in vivo to allow direct observation and study of these tissues.

Colposcope

An instrument used for examination of the vagina and cervix. Part of the instrument includes a magnifying lens for better visualization.
Mentioned in: Vulvar Cancer

colposcope

a speculum for examining the vagina and cervix by means of a magnifying lens.
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a) Derived from histologic grading of biopsies obtained during colposcopic examinations with CIN grades 1, 2, and 3 corresponding to abnormal-low, abnormal-medium, and abnormal-high, respectively.
Our data support the recommendation that women who have ASC-US Pap test results and positive hrHPV DNA results should be referred for colposcopic evaluation, even though the risk of undetected high-grade dysplasia appears to be lower than previously thought.
The interobserver agreement for colposcopic impressions was 86% ([Kappa]=.
Lee wrote: "HPV test kit manufacturers tend to perform their clinical trials in a population with extremely high cervical cancer prevalence rate and market the developed test kits with FDA approval to influence doctors' referrals of patients to colposcopic biopsy cancer work-up in the suburban/rural American female population with a very low prevalence rate of cervical cancer.
Colposcopic evaluation of patients with abnormal cervical cytology and its histopathological correlation.
Potential of visual inspection with acetic acid as a screening test in comparison to conventional papanicolaou smear in detection of colposcopic biopsy proven cervical intraepithelial neoplasia: A tertiary centre experience.
26] performed cervical cytology, colposcopic examination, and human papillomavirus deoxyribonucleic acid testing in females with Sjogren's syndrome, and demonstrated similar findings in Sjogren's syndrome patients and controls.
Subjects with abnormal anal screening cytology are referred for a high-resolution anoscopy (HRA) or colposcopic evaluation of the anus.
The Bethesda system describes colposcopic abnormalities as CIN and divides premalignant lesions into grades from I to 3 with the highest grade representing more worrisome lesions.
Patients were diagnosed by colposcopic and histopathological studies, and the absence of neoplasia was confirmed through the cytological, colposcopic, and histopathological exam.
Objective: To determine the agreement/variability between colposcopic findings, Pap smear cytology and histopathological diagnosis in gynaecology patients.