Is the topical application of oestrogen cream an effective intervention in girls suffering from labial adhesions?

Tebruegge, Marc; Misra, Indrani
March 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Mar2007, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p268
Academic Journal
The article discusses the efficacy of oestrogen cream in treating labial adhesions in girls. Five studies involving treatment of labial adhesions with oestrogen cream are cited, indicating a success rate of 47.7 percent to 100 percent. Topical treatment with oestrogen creams is effective in the majority of patients and that it could treat symptomatic prepubertal girls. Treatment must be administered in several weeks to achieve labial separation and surgery must be made for severe cases.


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