Colposcopic patterns of vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia: a study from the Italian Society of Colposcopy and Cervico-Vaginal Pathology

Francesco Sopracordevole, Maggiorino Barbero, Nicolò Clemente, Maria G. Fallani, Paolo Cattani, Alberto Agarossi, Giovanni de Piero, Alberto Parin, Antonio Frega, Fausto Boselli, Francesca Mancioli, Monica Buttignol, Francesca Currado, Annalisa Pieralli, Andrea Ciavattini

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Abstract

The aim of this study was to evaluate the colposcopic patterns observed in women with a histopathological diagnosis of vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia (VaIN). The medical charts and the colposcopy records of women diagnosed with VaIN from January 1995 to December 2013 were analysed in a multicentre retrospective case series. The abnormal colposcopic patterns observed in women with VaIN1, VaIN2 and VaIN3 were compared. The vascular patterns and micropapillary pattern were considered separately. A grade II abnormal colposcopic pattern was more commonly observed in women with a biopsy diagnosis of VaIN3 rather than with VaIN1 or VaIN2 (P

Original languageEnglish
JournalEuropean Journal of Cancer Prevention
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Publication statusAccepted/In press - Jul 15 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Epidemiology
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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