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VULVAR SQUAMOUS INTRAEPITHELIAL LESIONS (Previously called vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia or VIN) What are vulvar squamous intraepithelial lesions? Low grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (LSIL), high grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSIL) and differentiated vulvar intraepithelial neoplasia (dVIN) are the names given to the presence of abnormal squamous cells on the vulvar skin. These areas can occur as […]
The following ISSVD Members are willing to share their lectures with you: Maria Sol Peremateu, MD HOW TO DIAGNOSE VULVAR DISEASES Lynette J. Margesson, MD ULCERS Celeste Sluga, MD HPV CONDYLOMAS Claudia Marcitelli, MD ETHICS IN VV COSMETIC SURGERY Maria Lorena Silvagni MD VULVAR LICHEN SCLEROSUS Claudia Perinetti, MD VULVAR CARCINOMA: CURRENT APPROACH Veronica Suzuki, […]
VAGINISMUS What is vaginismus? Vaginismus occurs when the muscles around the vagina tighten when something enters the vagina (penis, tampon, menstrual cups getting a pelvic examination, etc.). This muscle tightening can then cause pain or discomfort with anything in the vagina. DOWNLOAD THE PDF VERSION HERE Why is this happening? The muscle tightening often occurs […]
The Bibliography timeline extends from April 2014, when the last update was conducted and June 30, 2016. As English is the official language of the ISSVD, only articles published in English have been included. Members are invited to submit translations into English of articles that have been published in other languages for inclusion. It is […]
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.