Differential effects of estradiol, progesterone, and testosterone on vaginal structural integrity.


Ovarian steroids are known to be important in maintaining vaginal tissue, and evidence is mounting that imbalances in the hormonal milieu contribute to vaginal pathophysiology. To date, limited data are available on the effects of hormone deprivation and replacement on vaginal tissue morphology and vaginal innervation. The goal of this study was to assess… (More)