Anal Papanicolaou (Pap) smear cytology consists of using anal swabs to sample cells from the anal canal and can be used for both screening patients considered highrisk (see list above) and as follow up after anal dysplasia has been treated.
Explain abnormal PapHPV followup guidelines focusing on selecting the correct algorithm for the abnormality and for the age of the patient (Under 24 versus over 24 years old). Also, discuss HPV related oral and anal cancer including screening guidelines and clinicaldiagnostic considerations.
Due to higher rates of the human papilloma virus, a key risk factor, it affects women more than men. If found early, the disease can be successfully treated. More than 8, 000 people in the U. S. are diagnosed with anal cancer each year. Due to higher rates of the human papilloma virus, a key risk factor, it affects women more than men.