Before application of acetic acid: The ectocervix is lined with mature squamous epithelium. No abnormal discharge is seen.
Cervix before application of acetic acid:
After application of acetic acid: Thin acetowhite areas with geographical margins and attached to the SCJ are present on both the anterior and posterior lips.
Cervix after application of acetic acid:
Squamocolumnar junction visibility:
Squamocolumnar junction location:
If present, description of acetowhite area:
After application of Lugolís iodine: The abnormal area with patchy iodine non-uptake appears yellow and is sharply demarcated from the surrounding normal mature squamous epithelium, which appears brown.
Determined eligibility for ablative treatment:
Remarks: Thin acetowhite areas with angular geographical margins are typical of HPV infections, but they can coexist with low-grade lesions.