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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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International literature quotes the mean age of women with vulvar cancer to be between 64 and 70 years, but the perception in the authors' clinical unit in Cape Town, SA, is that women treated at our hospital are much younger.
Neoplastic skin processes like basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas and other conditions like Behqet's, Crohn's and myeloproliferative disease can also present as vulvar ulcers (2, 3, 5).
HPV, which is transmitted through sexual contact, is linked with more than 90% of cervical cancers, about 75% of vaginal cancers and 69% of vulvar cancers.
13,14) The large proportion of vulvar cancer cases reported as NOS as opposed to a more specific classification in cancer registry data raises concerns about the reliability of the registry for informing public health intervention and identifying trends in histologic subtypes.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Vulvar Cancer
Treatment of vulvar cancer has evolved from en bloc resections used throughout most of the 20th century, to more refined techniques, said Dr.
Avocado and soybean extracts as active principles in the treatment of mild-to-moderate vulvar lichen sclerosus: results of efficacy and tolerability.
The sexual function scores were significantly lower in the vulvar disease group--by an average of 4.
When women in their 20s and 30s complain of vulvar pruritus, it is not always vulvovaginal candidiasis," Dr.
The vulvar lesion is visually identified, and its proximity to midline structures such as the clitoris, urethra, and/or anus is noted.
Gardasil 9 is approved for use in females aged 9 through 26 years and in males aged 9 through 15 years for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, vaginal and anal cancers caused by HPV types 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58, and for the prevention of genital warts caused by HPV types 6 or 11.