TITLE

Postmenopausal vulval disease

AUTHOR(S)
Olsson, Ann; Selva-Nayagam, Priya; Oehler, Martin K.
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Menopause International;Dec2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p169
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Vulval disease in the postmenopausal age group is relatively common. Some vulval conditions such as lichen sclerosus are more prevalent in the postmenopausal years. Often more than one condition is present at the same time. Accurate diagnosis is essential for effective treatment. The risk of progression to malignancy associated with some of these diseases dictates long-term surveillance.
ACCESSION #
41036110

 

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