COlPOSCOPIAS EN CERVIX DE PACIENTES CON REPORTE CITOlOGICO DE CElUlAS ESCAMOSAS ATIPICAS DE SIGNIFICADO INDETRMINADO. (ASCUS)
In a two (2) year study (Sept 1992 - Sept 1994), a colposcopic examination was done, in 76 patients between the ages of 18 and 40 years , seen in private practice at the Abreu and Dr. Yunen Clinics in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with cervico-vaginal citologies (pap smears) reported as atypical screening cells of unknown signifcance (ASCUS). In 71 patients colposcopic biopsies were done. In 5 patients the biopsy Y'as not done because the cervix appear normal at the colposcopic exam and only and endocervical curetage was done. In the patients that had biopsy done, chronic cervicitis was reported in 33 (46.5%), in 15 patients (21.1%) there was evidence of HPV infection or coilocitosis without displasia, in 12 patients (16.9%) there was NIC alone, in 9 patients (12.7%) NIC I with HPV and in 2 patients (2.8%) the biopsy report was NIC 1-11.