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Cervical cryosurgery

Cervical cryosurgery


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

Review Date 1/30/2020

Updated by: LaQuita Martinez, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Alpharetta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.