cervical dysplasia


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

cervical dysplasia

[¦sər·və·kəl di′splāzh·yə]
(medicine)
Abnormal growth of the epithelial cells lining the cervix. Also known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cryotherapy is an accepted procedure for treating low-grade cervical dysplasia.
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP) has had an important role in the conventional approach to diagnosis and treatment of cervical dysplasias and cervical cancer.
Advanced cervical dysplasia CIN leads to invasive cervical cancer.
Before any cost-effectiveness analysis of cervical dysplasia treatments can be completed, the quality-of-life measures for all treatment procedures must be delineated.
Currently, the company is recruiting participants for its Phase II study of VGX-3100, which is designed to enroll 148 patients with cervical dysplasia at approximately 25 study centres.
We are still overtreating women with cervical dysplasia (especially those who are in their teens) and exposing them to future reproductive risks in the hope of decreasing their risk of developing cervical cancer.
In this paper we summarize the referral experience of a family practice cervical dysplasia clinic operating within a residency program during a 6-year period in which LEEP was used as primary management for cervical dysplasia.
The grant was related to three of the Company's projects, including the Phase II clinical trial of VGX-3100, a therapeutic vaccine for cervical dysplasia and cancer as well as development projects for SYNCON[TM] universal flu and dengue vaccines.
Women age 30 and older who have had three consecutive negative cervical cytology test results and who have no history of moderate cervical dysplasia (CIN 2) or severe cervical dysplasia (CIN 3), are not HIV-infected, are not immunocompromised, and were not exposed to DES in utero may be screened once every three years with either the slide Pap or liquid-based cytology.
Although evidence does not support a connection between IUDs and an increased risk of cervical dysplasia, many providers require screening tests before inserting IUDs, which may leave women vulnerable to unintended pregnancy, the researchers said.
Does cervical dysplasia raise the risk of preterm birth?
A majority (89%) knew that "genital HPV [human papillomavirus] infection is fairly common in sexually active adults," that infected individuals often lack signs or symptoms (95%), that an HPV infection increases the risk for cervical dysplasia and cancer (98%), and that treatment of external anogenital warts and cervical dysplasia/cancer does not always eliminate the infection (92% warts; 91% dysplasia / cancer).