Post-menopausal recurrent vaginal candidiasis: effect of hysterectomy on response to treatment, type of colonization and recurrence rates post-treatment.

@article{Ventolini2005PostmenopausalRV,
  title={Post-menopausal recurrent vaginal candidiasis: effect of hysterectomy on response to treatment, type of colonization and recurrence rates post-treatment.},
  author={Gary Ventolini and Michael S. Baggish},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2005},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={294-8}
}
INTRODUCTION Post-menopausal patients are still susceptible to be colonized by fungal organisms despite being estrogen-deprived. Symptomatic vulvovaginal candidiasis, although a rare occurrence in post-menopausal patients, can be diagnosed in about one third of the patients. The purpose of our study was to investigate in post-menopausal patients with recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis the effect of hysterectomy on response to treatment, the type of colonization and the recurrence rates after… CONTINUE READING