Vulvar pain syndrome: a review.

@article{Baggish1995VulvarPS,
  title={Vulvar pain syndrome: a review.},
  author={Michael S. Baggish and John R. Miklos},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  year={1995},
  volume={50 8},
  pages={618-27}
}
Vulvar pain syndrome (vulvar vestibulitis, vulvodynia, burning vulvar syndrome) was first described at the end of the last century. Although more than 100 years have passed, the cause(s) of the disorder remains elusive. This review of the literature endeavors to collate the known facts relating to vulvar pain syndrome and to expose those hypothetical etiologies which fall short of establishing any scientific foundation. The diagnosis of vulvar pain syndrome is established on the basis of… CONTINUE READING

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