CIN 3 (Severe Dysplasia)
Dysplasia Evaluation and Treatment

With a diagnosis of CIN 3, which is also sometimes called carcinoma in situ, the dysplasia will be treated aggressively, since by definition all or almost all of the epithelial layer is dysplastic, and the next step would be cancer.

What's Next? The Options:

1) LEEP, if the whole area of dysplasia is accessible in this way.

2) Cone Biopsy

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