Increased innervation of the vulval vestibule in patients with vulvodynia.

@article{Tympanidis2003IncreasedIO,
  title={Increased innervation of the vulval vestibule in patients with vulvodynia.},
  author={P Tympanidis and Giorgio Terenghi and Pauline Dowd},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2003},
  volume={148 5},
  pages={
          1021-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Vulval vestibulitis is a condition characterized by the sudden onset of a painful burning sensation, hyperalgesia, mechanical allodynia, and occasionally pruritus, localized to the region of the vulval vestibulus. It is considered the commonest subset of vulvodynia. Pain precipitated in the absence of nociceptor stimuli might be triggered by previous peripheral nerve injury, or by the release of neuronal mediators, which set off inappropriate impulses in nonmyelinated pain fibres… CONTINUE READING

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