Graft-versus-host disease of the vulva and/or vagina: diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Spiryda2003GraftversushostDO,
  title={Graft-versus-host disease of the vulva and/or vagina: diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Lisa Beth Spiryda and Marc Reed Laufer and Robert J. Soiffer and Joseph A Antin},
  journal={Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2003},
  volume={9 12},
  pages={760-5}
}
We describe a series of women after allogeneic stem cell transplantation with vaginal graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) who were treated with topical cyclosporine, surgery, or both. We reviewed the medical charts of 11 women who presented with vaginal pain, discomfort, and vaginal scarring (inability to perform a Papanicolaou test or have vaginal intercourse because of pain). Vaginal symptoms develop an average of 10 months from bone marrow transplantation. Symptoms and physical findings include… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 21 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…