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vulva

the external genitals of human females, including the labia, mons veneris, clitoris, and the vaginal orifice

vulva

[′vəl·və]
(anatomy)
The external genital organs of women.
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In our patient, the entry site for infection was the vulval infection, which spread in the left inguinal region, from where it expanded to the other parts of the anterior abdominal wall.
Comparatively little is known about vulval cancer because of its rareness; in the US it accounts for six in every 1,000 cancer diagnoses and just 1,200 diagnoses in the UK each year.
Distress and anger prompted the recollection of my first debilitating years with vulval pain, or vulvodynia: the crisis.
Prevalence of vulval lichen planus in a cohort of women with oral lichen planus: an interdisciplinary study.
Reactive fibroblastic and myo fibroblastic proliferation of the vulva (cyclist's nodule): A hitherto poorly described vulval lesion occurring in cyclists.
They are in response to what doctors have branded "unrealistic representations of vulval appearance in popular culture" and "the "intensive marketing" of cosmetic genital surgery as an "unproblematic lifestyle choice.
17-19] Symptoms suggestive of VVC included vulval pruritus, vulval soreness, superficial dyspareunia, and/or non-offensive vaginal discharge.
Quadrivalent HPV vaccine is useful against the genital lumps prevention in precancerous lesions of the cervixal, vaginal, and vulval precancerous lesions in women.
2 In females it may present as a labial or vulval mass, perineal hernia, vaginal or an endometrial polyp.
Clinical signs seen by a physician may include vulval varicosities extending on to the medial thigh and long saphenous vein territory as well as tenderness on deep palpitation at the ovarian point.
Earlier on she also had great comfort from the hospital's EVOC support group (Endometrial, Vulval, Ovarian and Cervical cancers), a charity for patients going through various stages of gynaecological cancer.
Vulval examination revealed a tense bulging membrane of bluish discolouration, and haematocolpos was diagnosed.