Before application of acetic acid: The central red patch is columnar epithelium. The surrounding ectocervix is covered by pink squamous epithelium. A nabothian cyst is present at the 6 oíclock position.
Cervix before application of acetic acid:
After application of acetic acid: The SCJ is prominent. Tongue-shaped thin acetowhite epithelium is seen projecting towards the external os.
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: Thin acetowhite areas with tongue-shaped projections towards the external os suggest squamous metaplasia.