International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

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International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology

2019, Vol. 2 Issue 1, Part EPages: 306-310

Histopathological spectrum of lesions of cervix

Dr. Purushotham R, Dr. Sumaya and Dr. KR Nagesha
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ABSTRACT
Introduction: Uterine cervix is easily accessible site for various infections, inflammations and malignancy. Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in Indian women which can be detected early by doing screening tests and educating the people. So, present study is done to study various histopathological lesions of cervix and to assess the frequency of those lesions.
Material & Methods: The study was conducted over a period of 5 years (2013-2017) retrospectively. Various types of pathological lesions in cervix were analysed in department of Pathology, HIMS, Hassan.
Results: In the present study, 2124 cases were studied which includes hysterectomy specimens, biopsy, polypectomy and endocervical curettage specimens. Most common age group involved was 40-49 years and Chronic cervicitis was the most common non-neoplastic lesion and Squamous cell carcinoma being most common malignant lesion observed in the present study.
Conclusions: The present study concluded that most common lesion being non-neoplastic- chronic cervicitis and among malignant lesion SCC- moderately differentiated type being most common.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Purushotham R, Dr. Sumaya and Dr. KR Nagesha. Histopathological spectrum of lesions of cervix. International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology. 2019; 2(1): 306-310. DOI: 10.33545/pathol.2019.v2.i1e.45
International Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Pathology