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  • ASC

    Acronyme de Atypical squamous cells (atypie des cellules squameuses) désignant une modification des cellules de la paroi du col de l’utérus.

  • ASC-US

    Acronym of Atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance designating a minor modification of lining cells of the outer part of the cervix.

  • Anogenital wart

    Benign and painless lesion located in the genital tract caused by papillomavirus infection via sexual transmission.

  • Biopsies

    Collection of tissue removed from a living body for microscopic examination.

  • Cervix

    The lower part of the uterus that joins the vagina to the upper part of the uterus.

  • Colposcopy

    Examen de la muqueuse du col de l'utérus à l'aide d'une loupe binoculaire grossissant 6 à 40 fois.

  • Condyloma:

    Benign and painless lesion located in the genital tract caused by papillomavirus infection via sexual transmission.

  • Conization

    Surgical removal of a conical fragment of the cervix.

  • Dysplasia

    Cells modification corresponding to the first degree of cancer development of a (pre)cancerous state.

    • Homeopathy

      Therapeutic method based on the administration of an infinitesimal dose of a substance which, at higher dose, would produce the same effects as the pathology to fight.

    • HPV

      Acronym of Human Papillomavirus which refersto a family of more than a hundred viruses with a specificity to infect the skin and mucous membranes. Of these, about 40 types of HPV can infect the genitals and be responsible for sexually transmitted infections which can degenerate into cancer.

    • Lesion

      Cells modification corresponding to the first degree of cancer development of a (pre)cancerous state.

    • Micro-immunotherapy

      Immunomodulation therapy that uses the same messengers as the immune system (eg cytokines, hormones, growth factors, nucleic acids) to transmit information to the body and "readjust" the immune response.

    • Pap smear

      Collection of cells from the cervical wall using a small spatula and a brush.

    • Papillomavirus

      Family of more than a hundred viruses with a specificity to infect the skin and mucous membranes. Of these, about 40 types of HPV can infect the genitals and be responsible for sexually transmitted infections that can escalate into cancer.

    • Symptoms

      Signe d’une maladie permettant de la diagnostiquer