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Flashcards in Cervical/HPV CPC Deck (10):
1

T/F most HPV infections are cleared by immune response within 6-12 months to 3 years

T

2

Borderline or atypical abnormalities on pap smear that do not fit into normal, lsil, hsil, or cancer categories.

ASC US --> atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance

3

____ testing is done for ASC US patients for high risk HPV types because of unreproducible diagnoses and high cost of treatment

reflex testing

4

cotest

order pap smear and hpv test for high risk strains --> women > 30 years old

5

A cotest should be conducted every ___ years

5

6

Cotest increases detection of prevalent CIN____

3

7

T/F HPV cotesting is better than cytology alone

T --> increase time span between tests, reduce colposcopies, enhances id of adenocarcinomas

8

The majority of precancerous lesions arise at or near the _____ where squamous metaplasia occurs.

transofmation zone/squamocolumnar junction

9

Tx of cervical cancer

ablative: cryotherapy and carbon dioxide laser, excisional: loop electrosurgical excision and cold knife cone

10

T/F HPV Vaccine is therapeutic

F