anoscope

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anoscope

[′ā·nə‚skōp]
(medicine)
An instrument for examining the lower rectum and anal canal.
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Colposcopy has a mean 90% specificity for diagnosis of HPV-related high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) or cervical cancer, while high-resolution anoscopy as a diagnostic test has a specificity as low as 37% in HIV-positive persons.
Among 1392 study participants who did not have HSIL confirmed by biopsy before the study, 220 (16%) had high-resolution anoscopy and biopsy during the study.
5%) reported receiving anal cancer screening (Table 2); 10 had received a digital rectal exam (DRE), one received anoscopy, and five had received both (combined total 16 men; 7.
High-resolution anoscopy and treatment of high-grade lesions are challenging.
The activity consisted of a conference led by an infectious disease specialist, trained in high resolution anoscopy (HRA) and colposcopy, who spoke about l) the epidemiology of HPV in anal cancer, 2) anal cancer and related risk factors, and 3) screening, diagnosis, and treatment options.
In an ideal world with unlimited resources, all high-risk patients with atypical squamous cells or with more significant abnormalities would be triaged to high-resolution anoscopy.
Anoscopy showed no rectal communication or other anorectal pathology and the abscess was drained transvaginally.
The diagnosis of high fistula can be made by anoscopy and digital examination as the indurated tract is often palpable.
For identification of internal opening, one has to do digital exam, assess sphincter, external orifice location, probe direction residual sepsis and do anoscopy.
The response was assessed by cytology, high-resolution anoscopy and biopsy two months after therapy.
An Anoscopy was performed, revealing no internal hemorrhoids, and the decedent was conservatively treated.
Digital rectal examination with or without anal smear every 1-3 years for homosexual men (BASHH and BHIVA guidelines state that the role of annual anal cytology and anoscopy is not yet proven; however, patients should be encouraged to report any lumps noticed in the anal canal and HIV clinicians need to increase their awareness and knowledge of anal intraepithelial neoplasia).