A STUDY ON THE ONGOING SCREENING PROCEDURE FOR PROBABLE CARCINOMA CERVIX AT KUSHTIA MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL, KUSHTIA
Dr. Monorama Sarkar*, Dr. Bipul Kumar Biswas and Dr. Jesmeen Akhtar
Background: Cervical cancer is the most common prevalent cancer that continues to be a major health care problem worldwide. It is an important cause of female mortality and morbidity in the developing countries like Bangladesh. Objectives: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the outcome of screening procedure of cervical carcinoma at Kushtia Medical College Hospital. Methodology: This cross-sectional study was carried out at Kusthia Medical College Hospital from January 2019 to December 2019. A total of 157 who were suspected as suffering from cervical carcinoma of uterus and attended gynaecology out-patients’ department (OPD) were included as sample of this study. Where only 48 patients examined and shows results. Visual Inspection with Acetic acid (VIA) and lugol’s iodine test were done and positive cases were then confirmed by biopsy & histopathology. Result: Most of the patients belong to 32-42 years age group, 62.5% and majority were multigravida, 95.8%. 41.7% just completed their secondary level of education followed by 38.9% patients’ husband were farmer, 75% patients married in 13-17 years age and got 1st pregnant by 14-18 years old. According to colposcopy report 14.6% cases were low grade lesions, 62.5% patients had foul-smelling per vaginal discharge. Due to time management, less instrument histopathology can’t be done to all patients. Conclusion: Multiparity, young age at first coitus, early age of marriage are probable provoking factors those increase the risk of cervical cancer in women with HPV infection.
Keywords: Cervical cancer, carcinoma, colposcopy.
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