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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 61-62

Spectrum of cervical lesions observed in 500 cases: Carcinoma cervix the leading cause of death in females


Department of Pathology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Telangana, India

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S Srikanth
Department of Pathology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Telangana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-509X.180818

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Introduction: The present study was done to know the various histopathological variants in cervical lesions, to know the age incidence and to know the preventive measures and early detection of cervical cancer. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective and prospective study done on all the hysterectomy specimens and on punch biopsy samples sent for histopathology. We studied a total of 500 cases for a period of 3 years. Results: Out of the 500 cases, 395 cases were non-neoplastic and 105 cases were neoplastic lesions. Chronic cervicitis was the most common non-neoplastic lesion and large cell non-keratinizing squamous cell carcinoma was the most common malignant lesion. Conclusion: The main aim of presenting this study is to highlight the various histopthological variants, age incidence and to educate about the preventive measures and early detection of cervical cancer.






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