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A short speculum for examining the anal canal and lower rectum.

[Latin ānus, anus + -scope.]

a′no·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
a·nos′co·py (ā-nŏs′kə-pē) n.
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Women who joined the anal HPV study never had anal cancer and agreed (1) to give an anal swab specimen for HPV testing, and (2) to undergo high-resolution anoscopy, a procedure that provides a magnified view of the anal canal.
The services to be provided by lot are: endoscopy, colonoscopy procedures package, sedate / analgesiar (superficial or deep sedation), rectosigmoidoscopia flexible, rigid rectoscopia, anoscopy, polypectomy, transendosc?
If cytology indicates anal cell abnormalities, then we refer them for high-resolution anoscopy and biopsy of suspicious lesions.
In an ideal world with unlimited resources, all high-risk patients with atypical squamous cells or with more significant abnormalities would be triaged to high-resolution anoscopy.
Anoscopy showed no rectal communication or other anorectal pathology and the abscess was drained transvaginally.
Einstein and his colleagues recommend that all HIV+ women who have any abnormal anal cytology be referred for high resolution anoscopy, particularly those with poorly controlled HIV who are significantly at even higher risk for harboring a high-grade AIN than women who are well controlled.
The response was assessed by cytology, high-resolution anoscopy and biopsy two months after therapy.
An Anoscopy was performed, revealing no internal hemorrhoids, and the decedent was conservatively treated.
Digital rectal examination with or without anal smear every 1-3 years for homosexual men (BASHH and BHIVA guidelines state that the role of annual anal cytology and anoscopy is not yet proven; however, patients should be encouraged to report any lumps noticed in the anal canal and HIV clinicians need to increase their awareness and knowledge of anal intraepithelial neoplasia).
Due to the effects of the disease she underwent an ileocolic resection in 1989 and an angular anoscopy in 1998.
Wright acknowledged that anoscopy is much more difficult than colposcopy to perform because of the smaller, confined space and the tendency of the anus to move.
The utility of anoscopy and colposcopy in the evaluation of male sexual assault victims.