Before application of acetic acid: The central red patch is columnar epithelium.
Cervix before application of acetic acid:
After application of acetic acid: Dense acetowhite areas with sharp margins and attached to the SCJ are seen at the 5Ė7 oíclock position. A few satellite lesions are present on the ectocervix. A thin acetowhite area is present on the anterior lip as well.
Cervix after application of acetic acid:
Squamocolumnar junction visibility:
Squamocolumnar junction location:
If present, description of acetowhite area:
After application of Lugolís iodine: The margins of the lesion are well delineated. The dense acetowhite area appears bright mustard yellow.
Determined eligibility for ablative treatment:
Remarks: The outer margin of the lesion is clearly demarcated by the sharp colour contrast seen after application of Lugolís iodine. The large abnormal iodine-negative area on the ectocervix is not suitable for treatment by ablation.