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Atlas of visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid for screening, triage, and assessment for treatment
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VIA-positive cases Click to return to the atlas Click on the pictures to magnify and display the legendsBefore application of acetic acid: Red columnar epithelium is visible around the external os. The surrounding pink epithelium is the squamous epithelium.
After application of acetic acid: The SCJ is fully visible. A dense acetowhite area with sharp margins and attached to the SCJ is present on both the anterior and posterior lips.
|Cervix before application of acetic acid: |
|Cervix after application of acetic acid:|
- Squamocolumnar junction visibility:
- Squamocolumnar junction location:
- Acetowhite area:
- If present, description of acetowhite area:
After application of Lugolís iodine: The acetowhite area does not stain with Lugolís iodine.
Determined eligibility for ablative treatment:
|Remarks: Lugolís iodine well delineates the lesion, which is suitable for treatment by ablation.|
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