vaginal diseases

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Summary: Pathological processes of the VAGINA.

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  1. Capito C, Echaieb A, Lortat Jacob S, Thibaud E, Sarnacki S, Nihoul Fekete C. Pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of obstructive uterovaginal duplication: a series of 32 cases. Pediatrics. 2008;122:e891-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The aims of this study were to review all the patients managed for this malformation in our institution, evaluate their long-term outcomes, and discuss the embryologic origin of this malformation...
  2. Holland J, Young M, Lee O, C A Chen S. Vulvovaginal carriage of yeasts other than Candida albicans. Sex Transm Infect. 2003;79:249-50 pubmed
    ..We investigated the spectrum of yeasts isolated, and compared the epidemiological and laboratory characteristics of women carrying vulvovaginal Candida albicans with those carrying yeasts other than C. albicans...
  3. Mehta A, Bachmann G. Vulvovaginal complaints. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2008;51:549-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Summary of various management options such as hormonal, nonhormonal, and botanical interventions...
  4. Dessole S, Rubattu G, Ambrosini G, Gallo O, Capobianco G, Cherchi P, et al. Efficacy of low-dose intravaginal estriol on urogenital aging in postmenopausal women. Menopause. 2004;11:49-56 pubmed
    ..To assess the efficacy and safety of intravaginal estriol administration on urinary incontinence, urogenital atrophy, and recurrent urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women...
  5. Mac Bride M, Rhodes D, Shuster L. Vulvovaginal atrophy. Mayo Clin Proc. 2010;85:87-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Local estrogen treatment for this group of women remains controversial...
  6. Sturdee D, Panay N. Recommendations for the management of postmenopausal vaginal atrophy. Climacteric. 2010;13:509-22 pubmed publisher
  7. Nappi R, Kokot Kierepa M. Vaginal Health: Insights, Views & Attitudes (VIVA) - results from an international survey. Climacteric. 2012;15:36-44 pubmed publisher
    ..To assess knowledge of vaginal atrophy among women using the Vaginal Health: Insights, Views & Attitudes (VIVA) survey...
  8. Griesser H, Skonietzki S, Fischer T, Fielder K, Suesskind M. Low dose estriol pessaries for the treatment of vaginal atrophy: a double-blind placebo-controlled trial investigating the efficacy of pessaries containing 0.2mg and 0.03mg estriol. Maturitas. 2012;71:360-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the study was to confirm the superior efficacy of estriol containing pessaries compared to placebo in the treatment of vaginal atrophy...
  9. Rees M, Pérez López F, Ceasu I, Depypere H, Erel T, Lambrinoudaki I, et al. EMAS clinical guide: low-dose vaginal estrogens for postmenopausal vaginal atrophy. Maturitas. 2012;73:171-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Use after breast cancer, before assessment of cervical cytology and prolapse surgery is also discussed...

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  1. Al Baghdadi O, Ewies A. Topical estrogen therapy in the management of postmenopausal vaginal atrophy: an up-to-date overview. Climacteric. 2009;12:91-105 pubmed publisher
    ..This article provides an up-to-date overview of the role, safety and effectiveness of topical vaginal estrogen therapy...
  2. Archer D. Efficacy and tolerability of local estrogen therapy for urogenital atrophy. Menopause. 2010;17:194-203 pubmed publisher
  3. Nappi R, Kokot Kierepa M. Women's voices in the menopause: results from an international survey on vaginal atrophy. Maturitas. 2010;67:233-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To consider issues relating to vaginal atrophy via an international survey...
  4. Kingsberg S, Wysocki S, Magnus L, Krychman M. Vulvar and vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women: findings from the REVIVE (REal Women's VIews of Treatment Options for Menopausal Vaginal ChangEs) survey. J Sex Med. 2013;10:1790-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Significant barriers to treatment include lack of knowledge about VVA, reluctance to discuss symptoms with HCPs, safety concerns, inconvenience, and inadequate symptom relief from available treatments. ..
  5. Nappi R, Kingsberg S, Maamari R, Simon J. The CLOSER (CLarifying Vaginal Atrophy's Impact On SEx and Relationships) survey: implications of vaginal discomfort in postmenopausal women and in male partners. J Sex Med. 2013;10:2232-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Postmenopausal vaginal atrophy (VA) is a chronic condition with symptoms that include vaginal dryness, soreness, itching, burning, and dyspareunia...
  6. Lledo J, Roig M, Serra A, Astaburuaga C, Giménez F. Laparoscopic repair of vaginal evisceration: a case report. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2002;12:446-8 pubmed
    ..We report the first case in the international literature of vaginal evisceration managed by laparoscopy...
  7. Bygdeman M, Swahn M. Replens versus dienoestrol cream in the symptomatic treatment of vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women. Maturitas. 1996;23:259-63 pubmed
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the efficacy of Replens, a non-hormonal moisturizing vaginal gel, on symptoms of vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women, in comparison with Dienoestrol (Cilag), an oestrogenic vaginal cream...
  8. Parr M, Parr E. The role of gamma interferon in immune resistance to vaginal infection by herpes simplex virus type 2 in mice. Virology. 1999;258:282-94 pubmed
  9. Brown H, Fuller D, Jasper L, Davis T, Wright J. Clinical evaluation of affirm VPIII in the detection and identification of Trichomonas vaginalis, Gardnerella vaginalis, and Candida species in vaginitis/vaginosis. Infect Dis Obstet Gynecol. 2004;12:17-21 pubmed
    ..To compare the Affirm VPIII Microbial Identification Test for detection and identification of Candida species, Gardnerella vaginalis and Trichomonas vaginalis to clinical and microscopic criteria commonly used to diagnose vaginitis...
  10. Ozkinay E, Terek M, Yayci M, Kaiser R, Grob P, Tuncay G. The effectiveness of live lactobacilli in combination with low dose oestriol (Gynoflor) to restore the vaginal flora after treatment of vaginal infections. BJOG. 2005;112:234-40 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of live lactobacilli in combination with low dose oestriol for restoration of the vaginal flora after anti-infective treatment...
  11. Dietz H. Prolapse worsens with age, doesn't it?. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008;48:587-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results contradict epidemiological studies showing age to be a major risk factor for pelvic reconstructive surgery and pelvic organ prolapse. ..
  12. Beccaglia M, Battocchio M, Sironi G, Luvoni G. Unusual vaginal angiomatous neoformation in a 3-year old pug. Reprod Domest Anim. 2008;43:144-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The presence of small intralesional nerves identified by S100 immunostaining was used as a diagnostic clue to classify this unusual vaginal angiomatous neoformation as vascular hamartoma. ..
  13. Sater A, Ojcius D, Meyer M. Susceptibility of Chlamydia trachomatis to the excipient hydroxyethyl cellulose: pH and concentration dependence of antimicrobial activity. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2008;52:2660-2 pubmed publisher
    ..At pH 7, infection is inversely dependent on the concentration of HEC, possibly due to pH-dependent calcium sequestration. ..
  14. Kiely R, Lucey B, Cotter L. Analysis of phenotype, genotype and serotype distribution in erythromycin-resistant group B streptococci isolated from vaginal flora in Southern Ireland. Epidemiol Infect. 2010;138:286-91 pubmed publisher
    ..A single isolate was non-typable using two latex agglutination serotyping kits. ..
  15. Tester R, Al Ghazzewi F, Shen N, Chen Z, Chen F, Yang J, et al. The use of konjac glucomannan hydrolysates to recover healthy microbiota in infected vaginas treated with an antifungal agent. Benef Microbes. 2012;3:61-6 pubmed publisher
    ..It provides an alternative approach to reducing vaginal infections and promoting consumer health. ..
  16. Tsuboi H. Case of pyoderma gangrenosum showing oral and genital ulcers, misdiagnosed as Behcet's disease at first medical examination. J Dermatol. 2008;35:289-92 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, following a hysterectomy, the ulcers of the stump in the vagina and the perineum showed the characteristic findings of a PG-like destructive ulceration. Based on these findings, we finally diagnosed our case to have PG. ..
  17. Roman H, Loisel C, Resch B, Tuech J, Hochain P, Leroi A, et al. Delayed functional outcomes associated with surgical management of deep rectovaginal endometriosis with rectal involvement: giving patients an informed choice. Hum Reprod. 2010;25:890-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Information about functional outcomes should be provided to patients managed for rectal endometriosis, and should be considered when deciding on the most appropriate treatment of this disease. ..
  18. Harryman L, Scofield S, Macleod J, Carrington D, Williams O, Fernandes A, et al. Comparative performance of culture using swabs transported in Amies medium and the Aptima Combo 2 nucleic acid amplification test in detection of Neisseria gonorrhoeae from genital and extra-genital sites: a retrospective study. Sex Transm Infect. 2012;88:27-31 pubmed publisher
    ..With the improved performance of nucleic acid amplification tests and the increase in GC antimicrobial resistance, research is needed into how best to optimise GC culture in settings where direct plating is not feasible. ..
  19. Li Z, Lu C, Peng B, Zeng H, Zhou Z, Wu Y, et al. Induction of protective immunity against Chlamydia muridarum intravaginal infection with a chlamydial glycogen phosphorylase. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32997 pubmed publisher
    ..These results have demonstrated that intramuscular immunization of mice with purified proteins can be used to identify vaccine antigens for preventing intravaginal infection with C. trachomatis in humans...
  20. Safra T, Gutman G, Fishlev G, Soyfer V, Gall N, Lessing J, et al. Improved quality of life with hyperbaric oxygen therapy in patients with persistent pelvic radiation-induced toxicity. Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol). 2008;20:284-7 pubmed publisher
    ..None reported HBOT-associated side-effects. HBOT is apparently safe and effective in managing radiation-induced late side-effects, such as soft tissue necrosis (skin and vagina), cystitis, proctitis and fistulas. ..
  21. Langebrekke A, Johannessen H, Qvigstad E. [Surgical treatment of endometriosis]. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 2008;128:1515-8 pubmed
    ..When endometriosis affects the vagina, bowel and/or bladder, surgery is challenging, time-consuming and often involves collaboration with gastrosurgeons and/or urologists. Treatment of these difficult cases should be centralized. ..
  22. Berwald N, Zehtabchi S, Cheng S, Augenbraun M, Abu Lawi K, McLaughlin T, et al. The rate of sexually transmitted infections in ED patients with vaginal bleeding. Am J Emerg Med. 2009;27:563-9 pubmed publisher
    ..2%-10.4%) vs. 7.1% in controls (95% CI, 3.5%-14.0%). The STI rate was 6.3% (95% CI, 3.5%-11.1%) in VB patients and 8% (95% CI, 3.9%-15.3%) in controls. Our ED patients with and without vaginal bleeding had comparable rate of STI. ..
  23. Oguzkurt P, Ince E, Ezer S, Temiz A, Demir S, Hicsonmez A. Primary vaginal calculus secondary to urethrovaginal fistula with imperforate hymen in a 6-year-old girl. J Pediatr Surg. 2009;44:e11-3 pubmed publisher
    ..This is a unique case of a vaginal calculus with a congenital urethrovaginal fistula associated with an imperforate hymen...
  24. Liabsuetrakul T, Choobun T, Peeyananjarassri K, Islam Q. Antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal delivery. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2017;8:CD004455 pubmed publisher
    ..Future research on antibiotic prophylaxis for operative vaginal delivery is needed to conclude whether it is useful for reducing postpartum morbidity. ..
  25. Nijland E, Weijmar Schultz W, Davis S. Effects of tibolone and raloxifene on health-related quality of life and sexual function. Maturitas. 2007;58:164-73 pubmed
    ..0001). Tibolone and raloxifene were equally well tolerated. In older postmenopausal women, tibolone treatment showed a trend towards an improvement in quality of life and sexuality when compared to raloxifene. ..
  26. Green R, Polotsky A, Wildman R, McGinn A, Lin J, Derby C, et al. Menopausal symptoms within a Hispanic cohort: SWAN, the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Climacteric. 2010;13:376-84 pubmed publisher
    ..4%), and SA (45.3%) women. Symptoms associated with menopause among Hispanic women differed by country of origin but not acculturation. Central American women appear to be at greatest risk for both vasomotor symptoms and vaginal dryness. ..
  27. Ikeda Y, Oda K, Matsuzawa N, Shimizu K. Primary vaginal calculus in a middle-aged woman with mental and physical disabilities. Int Urogynecol J. 2013;24:1229-31 pubmed publisher
    ..Results demonstrated the presence of a primary vaginal calculus. Vaginal calculi may occasionally occur in disabled women, but further investigation of the etiology of such calculi is required. ..
  28. McCullough M, Hart S. Laparoscopic repair of postcoital vaginal evisceration with intact pelvic organs. JSLS. 2012;16:182-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Laparotomic repair is most common. This case of a 17-year-old patient with postcoital vaginal evisceration represents the first reported laparoscopic repair in a premenopausal patient with intact pelvic organs. ..
  29. van de Wijgert J, Jones H, Kilmarx P. Vaginal microbicide adherence biomarkers should be validated. Lancet. 2009;373:721; author reply 721-2 pubmed publisher
  30. Cortes Bordoy J, Vidart J, Coll Capdevila C, Colombo J, Ramirez P. Usefulness of an educational leaflet to modify sexual risk behaviour in women with external genital warts. Eur J Dermatol. 2010;20:339-44 pubmed publisher
    ..This educational strategy did not seem to affect recurrence if an acetic acid test is routinely performed during the initial work-up studies. ..
  31. Hawkins E, Nimaroff M. Vaginal erosion of an abdominal cerclage 7 years after laparoscopic placement. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123:420-3 pubmed publisher
    ..Patients with retained abdominal cerclages after completion of childbearing are at risk for remote complications. Closer long-term surveillance on an individual level and a collective level is warranted. ..
  32. Hess R, Colvin A, Avis N, Bromberger J, Schocken M, Johnston J, et al. The impact of hormone therapy on health-related quality of life: longitudinal results from the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation. Menopause. 2008;15:422-8 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the impact of hormone therapy (HT) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) during the menopausal transition and to examine variation based on menopausal symptom status...
  33. Carter J, Goldfrank D, Schover L. Simple strategies for vaginal health promotion in cancer survivors. J Sex Med. 2011;8:549-59 pubmed publisher
    ..However, large randomized trials are needed, varying the format and components of the treatment program and exploring efficacy in various groups of female cancer survivors. ..
  34. Dadhwal V, Deka D, Mathur S, Kaushal S, Sharma A, Mittal S. Vaginal polypoid endometriosis simulating neoplasia in a young woman. J Low Genit Tract Dis. 2012;16:318-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Bilateral oophorectomy was resorted to as an option in this case of vaginal polypoid and extensive pelvic endometriosis not amenable to medical treatment and surgical excision. ..
  35. Po L, Simons M, Levinsky E. Concealed postpartum hemorrhage treated with transcatheter arterial embolization. Obstet Gynecol. 2012;120:461-4 pubmed publisher
    ..The postprocedure course was uneventful. A vaginal arteriovenous fistula should be considered in cases of concealed postpartum hemorrhage; transcatheter arterial embolization is an effective treatment for these cases. ..
  36. Breukink S, Donovan K. Physical and psychological effects of treatment on sexual functioning in colorectal cancer survivors. J Sex Med. 2013;10 Suppl 1:74-83 pubmed publisher
    ..As such, the assessment and management of sexual functioning in men and women with CRC should begin prior to the initiation of treatment and continue throughout treatment and survivorship. ..
  37. Guaschino S, Benvenuti C. SOPHY project: an observational study of vaginal pH and lifestyle in women of different ages and in different physiopathological conditions. Part I. Minerva Ginecol. 2008;60:105-14 pubmed
    ..SOPHY had a considerable educational impact, leading the physicians and women to consider vaginal pH as an important aspect of everyday life. ..
  38. Buttini M. Re: Vaginal evisceration following total laparoscopic hysterectomy. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008;48:357-8 pubmed publisher
  39. Bacle J, Papatsoris A, Bigot P, Azzouzi A, Brychaet P, Piussan J, et al. Laparoscopic promontofixation for pelvic organ prolapse: a 10-year single center experience in a series of 501 patients. Int J Urol. 2011;18:821-6 pubmed publisher
    ..001) improvement in most of the symptoms in the prolapse quality of life questionnaire. LP is safe with effective long-term results, with low recurrence and morbidity rates, and a good quality of life. ..
  40. Chaikittisilpa S, Nimnuan C, Chirawatkul S, Jirapinyo M, Techatraisak K, Rattanachaiyanont M, et al. Development and validation of the Menopause-specific Quality of Life Scale for menopausal Thai women. Climacteric. 2013;16:387-92 pubmed publisher
    ..61 and 0.83. The Thai MS-QoLS was systematically developed and validated for peri- or postmenopausal women. The initial assessment of the questionnaire showed an acceptable level of validity and reliability. ..
  41. Menada M, Remorgida V, Abbamonte L, Fulcheri E, Ragni N, Ferrero S. Transvaginal ultrasonography combined with water-contrast in the rectum in the diagnosis of rectovaginal endometriosis infiltrating the bowel. Fertil Steril. 2008;89:699-700 pubmed
    ..In 4 of 5 (80.0%) nodules reaching the submucosa, the depth of infiltration was underestimated by RWC-TVS. The RWC-TVS reliably determined the largest diameter of the endometriotic nodules and was well tolerated by the patients. ..
  42. Bhat A, Saxena R, Bhat M, Dawan M, Saxena G. Female hypospadias with vaginal stones: a rare congenital anomaly. J Pediatr Urol. 2010;6:70-4 pubmed publisher
    ..Vaginal voiding leads to urinary stagnation in the vagina causing urinary pseudo-incontinence and vaginal stones. Early diagnosis requires a high index of suspicion. ..
  43. Raghunandan C, Agrawal S, Dubey P, Choudhury M, Jain A. A comparative study of the effects of local estrogen with or without local testosterone on vulvovaginal and sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women. J Sex Med. 2010;7:1284-90 pubmed publisher
    ..Local estrogen either alone or with androgen is highly effective in relieving symptoms of urogenital atrophy and in improving sexual function in symptomatic postmenopausal women. ..
  44. Zhu L, Wang J, Lang J, Xu T, Li L. [Analysis of prevalence and risk factors of pelvic organ prolapse of women underwent gynecologic health care in Peking Union Medical College Hospital]. Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi. 2010;45:501-5 pubmed
    ..However, most of the women with descent are asymptomatic and need no treatment. The most important factors associated with the severity and detectable ratio of descent is parity and age. ..
  45. Riera C, Deroover Y, Marechal M. Severe vaginal chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD): two cases with late onset and literature review. Eur J Gynaecol Oncol. 2010;31:703-4 pubmed
    ..We support systematic use of topical corticoid therapy in severe cases even after surgery because of the high incidence of recurrence. ..
  46. Frank J. The colposcopic examination. J Midwifery Womens Health. 2008;53:447-52 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper reviews essential information and gives special consideration to colposcopic examination in adolescent women, pregnant women, and postmenopausal women. ..
  47. Singer D, Mann E, Hunter M, Pitkin J, Panay N. The silent grief: psychosocial aspects of premature ovarian failure. Climacteric. 2011;14:428-37 pubmed publisher
    ..This study examined women's perceptions of premature ovarian failure, its impact and the services they received. The results can be used to inform service reconfiguration and improvement. ..
  48. Di Donato V, Bellati F, Casorelli A, Giorgini M, Perniola G, Marchetti C, et al. CO2 laser treatment for Bartholin gland abscess: ultrasound evaluation of risk recurrence. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2013;20:346-52 pubmed publisher
    ..CO2 laser of Bartholin gland abscesses could be a valid option. Ultrasound characteristics of Bartholin gland lesions could predict lesion recurrence rate. ..
  49. Xu F, Cheng Y, Diao R, Zhou X, Wang X, Ma Y, et al. Sarcoidosis: vaginal wall and vulvar involvement. Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis. 2012;29:151-4 pubmed
    ..To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of this entity in the world. Based on the related literature, we highlight the possibility of gynecologic involvement in sarcoidosis. ..
  50. Kociszewski J, Viereck V. Introital ultrasound in the diagnosis of occult abscesses following a tape procedure: a case report. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2013;288:577-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The infected tape (TOT) was surgically removed and the patient healed uneventfully. ..
  51. de Barbeyrac B, Benali L, Clerc M, Garapon S, Bebear C, Gromb S. Chlamydia trachomatis infection in children: do not forget perinatal acquisition: a case report of a 7-year old girl, C. trachomatis infected, presumed sexually assaulted. J Forensic Leg Med. 2010;17:96-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This case confirms that untreated infection acquired at birth can persist for months or years and highlights the value of examining those involved in the suspicion of sexual abuse of the child...
  52. Pehlivanov B, Belovegdov V, Ivanov G, Ivancheva H. Primary localised amyloidosis of the vagina. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2008;48:120-2 pubmed publisher
  53. Grijsen M, Graham S, Mwangome M, Githua P, Mutimba S, Wamuyu L, et al. Screening for genital and anorectal sexually transmitted infections in HIV prevention trials in Africa. Sex Transm Infect. 2008;84:364-70 pubmed publisher
  54. Bidarra M, Buchanan J, Scully C, Moles D, Porter S. Oral lichen planus: a condition with more persistence and extra-oral involvement than suspected?. J Oral Pathol Med. 2008;37:582-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Lichen planus is a relatively common and often studied chronic mucocutaneous condition. Reports detailing certain aspects relevant to patients affected have been lacking or inconsistent...
  55. Cumming G, Currie H, Moncur R, Lee A. Web-based survey on the effect of menopause on women's libido in a computer-literate population. Menopause Int. 2009;15:8-12 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study is to use the internet to survey the effect of menopause on women's experience of libido...
  56. Jalim S, McKinnon A. Surgical results and fertility following correction of vesicovaginal reflux in mares. Aust Vet J. 2010;88:182-5 pubmed publisher
    ..To evaluate the surgical results and fertility of mares bred at various intervals relative to surgical management of urovagina...
  57. Panjari M, Davis S. Vaginal DHEA to treat menopause related atrophy: a review of the evidence. Maturitas. 2011;70:22-5 pubmed publisher
  58. Tu D, Badalato G, Reiley E, Hensle T. Colovaginoplasty using the Yang-Monti modification. J Pediatr Urol. 2012;8:477-80 pubmed publisher
    ..Bowel vaginoplasty is particularly difficult in patients who are extremely obese or those with an android pelvis. This report evaluates the use of the Yang-Monti principle as a viable alternative in the reconstruction of these patients...
  59. Lo B, Schott C, Visintainer C, Best H. The utility of wet prep in predicting Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis. J Emerg Med. 2012;43:964-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Diagnosing Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (NG) cervical infections can be difficult in the Emergency Department without real-time testing, as historical and physical elements are known to be unreliable...
  60. Wolthuis D, de Vries T. [Urethrovaginal reflux as a cause of urinary incontinence in girls]. Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd. 2007;151:2466-8 pubmed
    ..Good history taking and a specific bladder diary are enough to obtain the diagnosis, radiological investigations are not necessary. The problem is easily resolved by proper instruction on voiding by a qualified physiotherapist...
  61. Ayala Castellanos M, Monroy Rodríguez F, Gómez López E. [Enterobiasis vaginal. Report of one case]. Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2009;77:491-3 pubmed
    ..The diagnosis of ectopic enterobiasis was an incidental finding during the colposcopic examination of the patient with diagnosis of ectopy...
  62. Carmignani L, Pedro A, Costa Paiva L, Pinto Neto A. The effect of dietary soy supplementation compared to estrogen and placebo on menopausal symptoms: a randomized controlled trial. Maturitas. 2010;67:262-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To compare the effects of daily ingestion of dietary soy supplementation, low-dose hormone therapy (HT) and placebo on psychological, somatic and urogenital symptoms in postmenopausal women...
  63. Beecker J. Therapeutic principles in vulvovaginal dermatology. Dermatol Clin. 2010;28:639-48 pubmed publisher
    ..All of these issues must be considered for optimal benefit in the therapy of chronic vulvovaginal diseases...
  64. . ACOG Practice Bulletin No. 141: management of menopausal symptoms. Obstet Gynecol. 2014;123:202-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment of menopausal symptoms in cancer survivors is discussed in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' Practice Bulletin Number 126, Management of Gynecologic Issues in Women With Breast Cancer.). ..
  65. Bahíllo Curieses M, Hermoso López F, Alonso Espinosa R, Bartolomé Cano M, Higuera González N. [Isolated vaginal bleeding in three pre-puberty children]. An Pediatr (Barc). 2008;69:91-2 pubmed
  66. Fadare O. Vaginal stromal sclerosis: a distinctive stromal change associated with vaginal atrophy. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2011;30:295-300 pubmed publisher
    ..Potential differential diagnostic considerations are discussed. It is postulated that this lesion is an unusual reparative stromal change that may be related to atrophy-related vaginal irritation or injury...
  67. Gabarain G, Garcia Naveiro R, Ponsky T, Boulanger S, Parry R. Ulcerative colitis of the neovagina as a postsurgical complication of persistent cloaca. J Pediatr Surg. 2012;47:e19-22 pubmed publisher
    ..We report a case of an 8-year-old girl who, as an infant, underwent vaginoplasty using sigmoid colon for persistent cloaca and developed a fulminant colitis that also affected the colonic neovagina 2 years after her reconstruction...
  68. Goldberg Y, Lavie O, Mandel R, Auslender R. Imaging of an atypical large perineal cyst diagnosed during pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012;40:721-3 pubmed publisher
  69. Blumel J, Chedraui P, Baron G, Belzares E, Bencosme A, Calle A, et al. Menopausal symptoms appear before the menopause and persist 5 years beyond: a detailed analysis of a multinational study. Climacteric. 2012;15:542-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence and severity of menopausal symptoms and their impact over quality of life among mid-aged Latin American women...
  70. Villagrana Zesati J, Guerra Infante F, Sosa González I. [Clinical efficacy of fluconazole, tinidazole and clindamycin vs fluconazole, tinidazole and azithromycin in the treatment of mixed cervical-vaginal infections, included those caused by Mycoplasma and Chlamydia trachomatis]. Ginecol Obstet Mex. 2013;81:231-8 pubmed
    ..In the United States 19 million people acquire a sexually transmitted disease every year. Sexually transmitted diseases impact in gynecological terms because they may cause sterility, infertility and ectopic pregnancy...
  71. Gambacciani M, Levancini M. Short-term effect of vaginal erbium laser on the genitourinary syndrome of menopause. Minerva Ginecol. 2015;67:97-102 pubmed
    ..VEL treatment significantly improves vaginal dryness, dyspareunia and mild-moderate SUI. Larger and long-term studies are needed to investigate the role of laser treatments in the management of GSM. ..
  72. Cohrssen A, Aslam U, Karasz A, Anderson M. Are unexplained vaginal symptoms associated with psychosocial distress? A pilot investigation. J Prim Health Care. 2010;2:150-4 pubmed
    ..Vaginal complaints cannot be definitively diagnosed in approximately one-third of women. We sought to determine if women without a diagnosis had higher levels of psychiatric disorders...
  73. Zobel R, Tkalcic S, Stoković I, Pipal I, Buić V. Efficacy of ozone as a novel treatment option for urovagina in dairy cows. Reprod Domest Anim. 2012;47:293-8 pubmed publisher
    ..05). The ozone flush coupled with intracornual insemination presents an effective treatment option for urovagina that can lead to successful conceptions and pregnancies in dairy cows...
  74. Stormo A, Cooper C, Hawkins N, Saraiya M. Physician characteristics and beliefs associated with use of pelvic examinations in asymptomatic women. Prev Med. 2012;54:415-21 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine physicians' beliefs about the pelvic examination and identify physician characteristics associated with routine use of this procedure in the United States...
  75. Damast S, Alektiar K, Goldfarb S, Eaton A, Patil S, Mosenkis J, et al. Sexual functioning among endometrial cancer patients treated with adjuvant high-dose-rate intra-vaginal radiation therapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;84:e187-93 pubmed publisher
  76. Sides C, Trinidad M, Heitlinger L, Anasti J. Crohn disease and the gynecologic patient. Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2013;68:51-61 pubmed publisher
    ..The article provides an overview of CD and highlights the gynecologic considerations in caring for women affected by this disease...
  77. Kirchheiner K, Nout R, Tanderup K, Lindegaard J, Westerveld H, Haie Meder C, et al. Manifestation pattern of early-late vaginal morbidity after definitive radiation (chemo)therapy and image-guided adaptive brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer: an analysis from the EMBRACE study. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2014;89:88-95 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present EMBRACE analysis was to evaluate the manifestation pattern of vaginal morbidity during the first 2 years of follow-up...
  78. Martel C, Labrie F, Archer D, Ke Y, Gonthier R, Simard J, et al. Serum steroid concentrations remain within normal postmenopausal values in women receiving daily 6.5mg intravaginal prasterone for 12 weeks. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2016;159:142-53 pubmed publisher
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