Before application of acetic acid: The cervix is covered with mucoid discharge. The central red patch is columnar epithelium.
Cervix before application of acetic acid:
After application of acetic acid: A thin acetowhite area with irregular margins is present at the 12 oíclock position.
Cervix after application of acetic acid:
Squamocolumnar junction visibility:
Squamocolumnar junction location:
If present, description of acetowhite area:
Determined eligibility for ablative treatment (if HPV-positive):
Histopathology: Not done
Remarks: The acetowhite area at 12 oíclock position is separated from the SCJ, has angular margins and is bright white in colour. On close inspection a small satellite lesion is also seen. The features are typical of flat condyloma. If mucus is thick, gentle manipulation using a small moist cotton swab helps to visualize the SCJ adequately.