Cervix - Cytology
Cytopathology Competency / Milestone Assessment
11. Pap Test Management Guidelines

Author: Ricardo R. Lastra M.D., Zubair W. Baloch, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 26 May 2017, last major update January 2014

Copyright: (c) 2014-2017, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed search: Pap Test [title] Management

Cite this page: Pap Test Management Guidelines. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cervixcytologycompmanagement.html. Accessed September 21st, 2017.
Medical Knowledge
  1. Know the basic management algorithms set forward by the American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
    • Management of women with ASCUS
    • Management of women with ASC-H
    • Management of women with LSIL
    • Management of women with HSIL
    • Management of adolescent women with ASCUS or LSIL
    • Management of adolescent women with HSIL
    • Management of pregnant women with LSIL
    • Initial and subsequent management of women with AGC
Practice Based Learning and Systems Based Practice
  1. Understand the practical consequences of a certain diagnosis with regards to follow up or additional test required
  2. Understand that management of ASCUS and LSIL in adolescent women is similar, as opposed to the management of these categories in women over 20 years
  3. Understand the variations to the management guidelines according to special situations
    • Adolescents
    • Pregnant patients
    • Postmenopausal