The main objective of the study is to investigate the epidemiology of anal HPV infection and related cytological and histological anal abnormalities in this population. To ensure a diverse population of men is reached, advertisements are also placed in the local gay press and the social networking site Facebook. Frequency of fingering, fisting and insertion of toys and other objects in the previous six months. Inspection Auscultation Palpation Percussion. Both the cytologist and pathologist view the slide blind to any knowledge of previous or current cytology or histology. Detailed minutes are kept and action plans determined.
Screening for the presumed cancer precursor, high-grade anal squamous intraepithelial lesions HSIL in a manner analogous to cervical cancer screening has been proposed.
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At times where this is not possible due to logistical issues, the study pathologist reports the cytology and histology at different times. The anal canal is visualised under high magnification using a colposcope with real-time video image capturing software Second Opinion Version 7. Number of lifetime insertive and receptive anal partners with and without a condom. In addition, individualised evaluation of anal cancer risk based on their test results, and information about future potential anal cancer screening options are provided. The DRE is frequently combined with an FOBT fecal occult blood testwhich may be useful for diagnosing the cause of anemia or confirming a gastrointestinal bleed.