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Cervical cryosurgery

Cervical cryosurgery

Overview

Cryosurgery is super-freezing of tissue in order to destroy it. This procedure may be done to treat cervicitis or cervical dysplasia.

Review Date 1/14/2018

Updated by: John D. Jacobson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda Center for Fertility, Loma Linda, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.