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Atlas of visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid for screening, triage, and assessment for treatment

Interpretation of VIA Ė Positive Ė Leukoplakia becoming acetowhite

  

Leukoplakia becoming acetowhite:
Leukoplakia located within the TZ and close to the SCJ should be considered as VIA-positive, especially if the leukoplakic patches turn dense white after application of acetic acid. These require further evaluation, because a cervical precancer or cancer may remain hidden underneath these areas.















































  


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