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Research Paper | Pathology | India | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019
Histopathological Spectrum of Cervical Malignancies
Dr. Chiterlekha Kundal | Dr. Ritu Bhagat
Abstract: Background: As cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in females globally and about 80 % of cases reported in developing countries, it becomes imperative to diagnose cervical cancers in the vulnerable age group. The complete and accurate assessment requires colposcopic examination, cervical cytology and histology. Objective: To Study the histopathological spectrum of cervical malignancies. Material andMethods: A total of 65 cases of cervical carcinomaswere received during the 2 years duration. Result: The cervical carcinomas present most commonly in the age group of 40 -49years with most common complaint of abnormal bleeding and foul smelling discharge per vaginum. Well differentiated squamous cell carcinoma is the most common histological type of cervical malignancy. Conclusion: Adequate cervical screening procedure and follow up cervical biopsies is important for early diagnoses and management of malignant tumours.
Keywords: Abnormal bleeding, biopsies, carcinoma of uterine cervix, cervical screening, genital cancer, histology, spectrum
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,
Pages: 745 - 747