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Colposcopy: A colposcopy is an endoscopic procedure for direct visualization of the vagina and cervix using an colposcope inserted into the vagina; tissue samples of suspected abnormal lesions can be obtained through a special tube within the colposcope.

Diseases Associated with Colposcopy

These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Colposcopy:

Article Excerpts about Colposcopy

A colposcopy allows your doctor or nurse to look very closely at your cervix using a colposcope, an instrument with a series of lenses that magnify the tissues in the cervix. (Source: excerpt from COLPOSCOPY: NWHIC)

Descriptions of Colposcopy

Colposcopy: Examination of the vagina and cervix using a lighted magnifying instrument called a colposcope.
Source: National Institute of Health

Basic Information: Colposcopy

Colposcopy: A procedure where a colposcope (electric microscope) is used to visually examine the cervix for abnormalities.

Disease or Condition count: 1; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Colposcopy' may be involved.

Diseases and Conditions that List Colposcopy as a Diagnostic Test

The following list of conditions have 'Colposcopy' or similar listed as a medical diagnostic test in our database:


  • Cervical Cancer ... colposcopy

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