Schiller test

A test in which iodine is applied to the cervix. The iodine colors healthy cells brown; abnormal cells remain unstained, usually appearing white or yellow.

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  • Schiller, test de — med. gen. Test basado en la propiedad que las células cancerígenas no poseen glucógeno y, por tanto, no se tiñen con una solución de lugol. La técnica se basa en bañar con una solución de lugol las lesiones precancerosas del cuello uterino: las… …   Diccionario médico

  • Schiller test — Schil·ler test (shilґər) [Walter Schiller, Austrian pathologist in the United States, 1887–1960] see under test …   Medical dictionary

  • Schiller test — (for cancer of cervix) a test for early squamous cell cancer by treating the tissue with a solution of 1 g of iodine and 2 g of potassium iodide in 300 mL of water: if the cervix is healthy, the surface turns brown; if there is cancer, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • test de Schiller — Schiller, test de med. gen. Test basado en la propiedad que las células cancerígenas no poseen glucógeno y, por tanto, no se tiñen con una solución de lugol. La técnica se basa en bañar con una solución de lugol las lesiones precancerosas del… …   Diccionario médico

  • test de Schiller (du nom du gynécologue autrichien Walter Schiller (1887-1960) — ● test de Schiller (du nom du gynécologue autrichien Walter Schiller (1887 1960) Test utilisé en gynécologie, permettant la mise en évidence de dysplasies (modifications précancéreuses) du col de l utérus à l aide d un badigeon de lugol …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • test de Lugol — Lugol, test de bioquím. Ver test de Schiller. Medical Dictionary. 2011 …   Diccionario médico

  • Schiller's test — Schil·ler s test shil ərz n a preliminary test for cancer of the uterine cervix in which the cervix is painted with an aqueous solution of iodine and potassium iodide and which shows up healthy tissue by staining it brown and possibly cancerous… …   Medical dictionary

  • test — 1. To prove; to try a substance; to determine the chemical nature of a substance by means of reagents. 2. A method of examination, as to determine the presence or absence of a definite disease or of some substance in any of the fluids, tissues,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Schiller-Jodprobe — Schịller Jodprobe [nach dem östr. amer. Pathologen Walter Schiller, 1887 1960]: Test zur Diagnostizierung eines Muttermundkarzinoms durch Bepinseln der Portiogegend mit Jod, wobei unveränderte, mit Plattenepithel bedeckte Stellen sich braun… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Schiller — Walter, Austrian pathologist in U.S., 1887–1960. See S. test …   Medical dictionary


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