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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: The cervix appears normal. The SCJ is fully visible on the ectocervix.
After application of acetic acid: Thin acetowhite areas with geographical margins and attached to the SCJ are seen at the 11Ė1 oíclock position.
|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 lesions appear patchy yellow, with well-demarcated margins.
Determined eligibility for ablative treatment:
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