Table of Contents

History of colposcopy.
Role of colposcopy.
Human papillomaviruses and cervical cancer.
Histology and histopathology.
The colposcope and the colposcopic examination.
Teaching colposcopy.
Colposcopic terminology.
Colposcopic morphologys.
Colposcopy in pregnancy.
Colposcopic-histologic correlation.
Therapeutic implications of abnormal colposcopic findings.
Cervical conization : techniques and histologic processing of the specimen.
Colposcopy of the vulva.
Colposcopy of the vagina.
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