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A 27-year-old female presents to her OB/GYN for a check-up. During her visit, a pelvic exam and Pap smear are performed. The patient does not have any past medical issues and has had routine gynecologic care with normal pap smears every 3 years since age 21. The results of the Pap smear demonstrate atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance (ASCUS). Which of the following is the next best step in the management of this patient?
Repeat Pap smear in 1 year
Repeat Pap smear in 3 years
Perform an HPV DNA test
Perform a Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP)
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A 31-year-old female presents to her gynecologist for a routine Pap smear. Her last Pap smear was three years ago and was normal. On the current Pap smear, she is found to have atypical squamous cells of unknown significance (ASCUS). Reflex HPV testing is positive. What is the best next step?
Repeat Pap smear and HPV testing in 5 years
Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)
A 36-year-old female presents to her gynecologist for a check-up. She has had normal Pap smears as recommended every 3 years since she turned 30 years old. The physician conducts a pelvic examination that is without abnormality and obtains a cervical Pap smear. The results of the patient's Pap smear from the visit return as high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL). Which of the following is the best next step in the management of this patient?
Repeat Pap smear in 12 months
Obtain HPV DNA test