Clinical Down Staging of Cancer Cervix with Cytology

Aprospective study was carried out on 1500patients attending the Gynaecology outpatient department of three referral hospitals in Dhaka City. These pati~nts were selected on some selected clinical criteria to correlate several clinical markers (clinical down staging) with that of Pap’s smear for early detection and secondary prevention of cancer cervix. Speculum examination and Pap’s smear were done in all cases. Among 1500women, 224 had abnormal Pap’s smear. Histologic examination ofspecimens from these cas~s showed chronic cervicitis in 45 cases, dysplasia in 84 and squamous cell carcinoma in 95. Carcinoma was found in 130. Thus, there were 297 Pap’s smear negative cases were biopsied on clinicl ground. 225 cases of invasive carcinoma…

 

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