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A cone biopsy is an extensive form of a cervical biopsy. It is called a cone biopsy because a cone-shaped wedge of tissue is removed from the cervix and examined under a microscope. A cone biopsy removes abnormal tissue that is high in the cervical canal. A small amount of normal tissue around the cone-shaped wedge of abnormal tissue is also removed so that a margin free of abnormal cells is left in the cervix.
En algunos casos, se puede realizar la prueba del HPV en lugar del Papanicolaou. Estos factores de riesgo incluyen los siguientes:. Edad avanzada. Sin embargo, la prueba de Papanicolaou no es infalible. Algunos de los factores que pueden causar un resultado falso negativo son los siguientes:.