Volume : 4
Issue : 3
Online ISSN : 2394-2754
Print ISSN : 2394-2746
Article First Page : 262
Article End Page : 264
Introduction: Each year approximately 1.3 lakh women are diagnosed with cervical cancer and 74000 die of it in India as per WHO observations. The importance of Pap smear in pregnancy is to screen more number of cases in reproductive age group. This prospective study is conducted with the aim to popularise the test and to screen many patients and to create awareness of carcinoma cervix in the society.
Methods: The study was conducted in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at SSIMS and RC from September 2015 to September 2016. Pap smear was taken and the cytology was reported as per the modified Bethesda classification and report was given.
Results: The total numbers of cases studied were 100. 92 of the cases had satisfactory smear. 8% had infections, so report was given unsatisfactory in all those cases. In our study we found no abnormal PAP smear. 20% of the cases had candida and trichomonas infections.
Keywords: PAP smear, Pregnancy, ASCUS, LSIL, HSIL, CIN, Carcinoma cervix