International Network on Control of Gynaecological Cancers (INCGC)

Cervical cancer screening

Training Module 1

Unaided Visual Inspection of the Cervix
"Clinical Downstaging"
Picture Atlas

Saloney Nazeer
Geneva WHO Collaborating Centre in Education and Research in Human Reproduction

 

Normal cervix No medical intervention required.

Call for re-screening, if 35 years or above, according to established policy.

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Postmenopausal cervix No medical intervention required.

Call for re-screening, if 35 years or above, according to established policy.

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Ectopy (erythroplasia): normal physiological change seen during pregnancy and puerperium No medical intervention required.

Call for re-screening, if 35 years or above, according to established policy.

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Abnormal cervix Take swab for culture and send to laboratory (if facilities available).

Refer the patient to the Primary Health Clinic.

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Cervicitis Take swab for culture and send to laboratory (if facilities available).

Refer the patient to the Primary Health Clinic.

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Nabothian follicles (chronic cervicitis) Take swab for culture and send to laboratory (if facilities available).

Refer the patient to the Primary Health Clinic.

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Cervical polyp (benign) No medical intervention required.

Call for re-screening, if 35 years or above, according to established policy.

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Cervical cancer Refer the patient to the Oncology Centre. MI18.jpg (46720 octets) MI19.jpg (41348 octets)
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