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CLASSIFICATION OF VULVAR DISEASES – VULVAR SQUAMOUS INTRAEPITHELIAL LESIONS The purpose of this classification is to differentiate between the various types of intraepithelial lesions of the vulva.
The purpose of this classification is to differentiate vulvar pain conditions based on the etiology of the pain and to describe its characterization.
Last updated January 23, 2016
2011 ISSVD TERMINOLOGY AND CLASSIFICATION OF VULVAR DERMATOLOGICAL DISORDERS – CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS The purpose of this classification is to assist clinicians in determining a differential diagnosis based on the morphology i.e. the clinical appearance of a lesion. Note that a single disorder may display multiple signs.
2006 HISTOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION OF VULVAR DERMATOSES: PATHOLOGICAL SUBSETS The purpose of this classification is to assist clinicians in interpreting pathology reports. It is important to consider the clinical presentation in addition to the histology to determine a diagnosis.
TAKING A SEXUAL HISTORY IN PATIENTS WITH VULVOVAGINAL COMPLAINTS Sexual concerns often exist with vulvar pain and disease. It can be awkward to assess these concerns if a practitioner is not sure what or how to ask these problems. The following is recommended as part of the investigation of our patients with vulvovaginal complaints without […]
GENERALIZED UNPROVOKED VULVODYNIA What is it? “Generalized unprovoked vulvodynia” is the term used to describe pain in the vulva This is the outside skin of the female genitalia that extends from the mons (hair bearing area in front of the pubic bone) to the area in front of the anus. The pain occurs spontaneously […]
VULVODINIA GENERALIZADA NO PROVOCADA ¿Qué es? “Vulvodinia generalizada no provocada” (VGNP) es el término que se aplica ante el dolor vulvar sin causa aparente. La vulva es la parte externa de los genitales femeninos que se extiende desde el monte de venus (esto es el área con vello púbico localizada por encima del hueso […]