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.