Are women with urogenital atrophy symptomatic?

  title={Are women with urogenital atrophy symptomatic?},
  author={Guillermo Willy Davila and Anita J Singh and Ifigenia Karapanagiotou and Sherry Woodhouse and Karen Huber and Stephen Zimberg and Jeffrey Seiler and Stacy L. Kopka},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={188 2},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the degree of correlation between physical signs of genital atrophy and symptoms that are suggestive of atrophic vaginitis. STUDY DESIGN Female volunteers (n = 135; mean age, 69 years) rated the presence and severity (rating, 0-3) of vaginal atrophy symptoms. The presence and severity of vaginal mucosal changes, which included vaginal pH (0-3), were recorded during a pelvic examination. A vaginal cytologic maturation value was performed… CONTINUE READING