Before application of acetic acid: The cervix is covered with copious mucoid discharge.
Cervix before application of acetic acid:
Infective vaginal discharge: Strawberry appearance of cervix Cervicitis Polyp Bleeding on contact White patch Growth Ulcer Erosion
After application of acetic acid: Dense acetowhite areas are present on the columnar epithelium, with raised margins. The surface irregularity has a grated coconut appearance. The surface bleeds on contact.
Cervix after application of acetic acid:
Squamocolumnar junction visibility:
Squamocolumnar junction location:
If present, description of acetowhite area:
Determined eligibility for ablative treatment:
Remarks: Dense acetowhite patches on the columnar epithelium have a grated coconut appearance and are characteristic of a cancer arising from the columnar epithelium.