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Senile Vulvar Atrophy

Vulva Senile Atrophy


  • Butterworth-Heinemann, 22.10.2013 - 302 Seiten A Synopsis of Skin Diseases presents developments in the treatment and aetiology of diseases of the integument. It discusses the anatomy and physiology of dermatitis.[books.google.de]
  • Elsevier Health Sciences, ٢١‏/٠٤‏/٢٠٠٨ - 1056 من الصفحات Completely reorganized and updated, the 3rd Edition of this best-selling reference presents comprehensive coverage of all aspects of female urology, making it easy to implement today’s best approaches[books.google.com]
  • Women present with vaginal dryness, pruritus, urinary disturbances and dyspareunia. [34] Prognosis Atrophic vagnitis is a chronic disease and requires continuous treatment with estrogen or other alternatives.[wikidoc.org]
  • Case report We report a case of a postmenopausal female who presented with an offensive vaginal discharge; the examination showed an enlarged uterus, with an approximate size of a 16-week pregnancy.[recli.elsevier.es]
  • Emphasis is placed on evidence-based medicine and this book serves to encourage all physicians and health care providers for women with pelvic floor problems to work collaboratively and collegially.[books.google.de]
  • *Medscape Business of Medicine Academy Survey, September 2015 Learn from Experienced Professionals Courses were developed especially for physicians by business health experts and experienced physicians.[medscape.org]
  • FactMed provides MD-approved analysis to help both patients, researchers, and physicians accurately assess the risk profile for more than 20,000 different pharmaceutical products.[mobile.medsfacts.com]
  • "Not all physicians are going to broach the topic, and women can play a very proactive role by bringing it up themselves," says Kaunitz.[medicinenet.com]
  • Some of the topics covered in the book are the monopolar electrodesiccation by fulguration; diathermy with cutting current or endothermy; description of skin treatments; aetiology of xeroderma; description of fish-skin disease; clinical diagnosis of congenital[books.google.de]
  • Plant estrogens, linseeds, fish oils, and black cohosh can help relieve atrophic vaginitis. Prevention Using vaginal estrogen before the condition becomes severe can be a way to protect the vagina.[medicalnewstoday.com]
  • Discharge has a strong fish odor and is more noticeable after intercourse or washing with soap. 3. Any usual discharge should be checked to rule out gonorrhea or chlamydia infections. 4. There may or may not be vaginal itching or irritation. 5.[womens-health-advice.com]
  • There may be an odor, such as a strong fish-like odor, especially after sex. Yeast infections produce a thick, white discharge from the vagina that can look like cottage cheese. The discharge can be watery and often has no smell.[icdlist.com]
  • Circulation 75: 1102, 1987 84 Hunt K, Vessey M, McPherson K et al: Long-term surveillance of mortality and cancer incidence in women receiving hormone replacement therapy.[glowm.com]
Fecal Incontinence
  • incontinence, painful skin fissuring, pruritus vulvae, or sore vulvodynia. [17], [18] It presents with white atrophic polygonal, flat topped papules coalescing into plaques and extending into vulva and perianal skin in figure of eight configuration.[jmidlifehealth.org]
  • Treatment should address the degree of discomfort and function limitation the patient is experiencing and any associated urinary or fecal incontinence. Asymptomatic patients do not require treatment unless ulceration becomes a problem.[glowm.com]
  • Hirsutism. Int J Clin Pract 2008;62:433-43. 28. Rosenfield RL. Clinical practice. Hirsutism. N Engl J Med 2005;353:2578-88. 29. Shah D, Patel S. Hirsutism. Gynecol Endocrinol 2009;25:140-8. 30. Braunstein GD.[jmidlifehealth.org]
  • These lesions may regress, and they have no malignant potential. [67] Papillomatosis (papillary vulvar hirsutism) Papillomatosis lesions are found distal to the hymenal ring.[emedicine.medscape.com]
Vaginal Dryness
  • These were a few common causes of vaginal dryness.[ayurvediccure.com]
  • Mayeaux, Jr., MD. ) Vaginal atrophy caused by estrogen deficiency is common and usually is asymptomatic except for vaginal dryness. Vaginal atrophy, vulvovaginal atrophy, urogenital atrophy, senile vaginitis.[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]
  • After the menopause, as a result of vaginal atrophy due to loss of estrogen, vaginal dryness and discomfort are more likely to become a problem for you.[2womenshealth.com]
  • Presentation It is important to initiate discussion regarding any vaginal dryness with postmenopausal women, as many women are very reluctant to talk about it or initiate conversation about it.[patient.info]
  • Written by: Published: 03 February 2015 Atrophic vaginitis or vaginal dryness may affect up to 40 per cent of postmenopausal women. 1 It is thought that most women with atrophic vaginitis do not present with their symptoms and atrophic vaginitis is often[independentnurse.co.uk]
Pruritus Vulvae
  • Semin Dermatol 15:36–41 PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar Pincus SH (1992) Vulvar dermatoses and pruritus vulvae.[link.springer.com]
  • vulvae, or sore vulvodynia. [17], [18] It presents with white atrophic polygonal, flat topped papules coalescing into plaques and extending into vulva and perianal skin in figure of eight configuration.[jmidlifehealth.org]
  • The patient, a 32-year-old white woman who was 6 months postpartum and was experiencing lactational amenorrhea, presented to our clinic (University of Alabama at Birmingham) during the winter with a profuse, watery, yellow vaginal discharge.[academic.oup.com]
  • Chemotherapy-induced amenorrhea and fertility in women undergoing adjuvant treatment for breast cancer. Cancer Control 2002, 9, 466–472. [ Google Scholar ] [ PubMed ] Cella, D.; Fallowfield, L.J.[mdpi.com]


  • Value of detailed endocrinological workup is debatable. In addition to various serological tests like free testosterone, ultrasound of abdomen and pelvis is essential.[jmidlifehealth.org]
  • Differential Diagnosis and Workup Workup and procedures If the diagnosis is not readily apparent, unaided (ie, naked-eye) or colposcopic examination of the vulva may define areas of abnormality that may warrant biopsy using a Keyes punch or biopsy forceps[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Transient causes of incontinence should be sought before undertaking an extensive workup. These causes include infection, medications, constipation, delirium, and mobility problems.[glowm.com]
Lymphocytic Infiltrate
  • The lymphocytic infiltration of the skin is fully covered. An in-depth account of the diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment of lichen nitidus are provided. The diseases due to chemical and physical agents are completely presented.[books.google.de]
  • infiltrate, with symmetrical regression of the frontal and temporal hairline with partial or total loss of the eyebrows.[jmidlifehealth.org]
  • Lymphocytic infiltration of the epidermis is always present.[emedicine.medscape.com]


  • Butterworth-Heinemann, 22.10.2013 - 302 Seiten A Synopsis of Skin Diseases presents developments in the treatment and aetiology of diseases of the integument. It discusses the anatomy and physiology of dermatitis.[books.google.de]
  • Non-melanoma skin cancer occurring in patients treated with PUVA five to ten years after first treatment. J Invest Dermatol 1988; 91:120-124. ‎[books.google.com]
  • treatment can be used.[en.wikipedia.org]


  • Vulvar cancer is usually associated with a poor prognosis.[amboss.com]
  • Prognosis depends on the medical condition. Spontaneously perforated pyometra has better prognosis if not associated with malignancy. 6 Also, pyometra that is early diagnosed and treated have good prognosis.[recli.elsevier.es]
  • Prevention and prognosis of colpitis Следует подчеркнуть, что вагинит, при проведении правильного и своевременного лечения не представляет серьезной угрозы для женского здоровья.[en.medicine-worlds.com]
  • Prognosis Symptoms are likely to return on cessation of treatment.[patient.info]
  • Prognosis The condition usually responds to proper treatment. In resistant cases, the uterus should be curetted to exclude endometrial carcinoma or associated senile endometritis. www.freelivedoctor.com[slideshare.net]


  • Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology.[icd10coded.com]
  • Vaginal cancer is closely related to vulvar cancer in terms of etiology and histology, but it occurs inside the vagina (typically the posterior third of the vaginal wall), rather than the vulva.[amboss.com]
  • The etiologies of other benign connective tumors in this area are unknown.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • Etiology 1-Menpopause: due to lack of estrogen. Dramatic decline in the circulating estrogen levels occurs at menopause from 120 pg/ml to 18 pg/ml 2-Pelvic irradiation or chemotherapy 3-Oophorectomy 4-Anti-estrogns: e.g.[slideshare.net]
  • (Etiology) The primary causative factor for Atrophic Vaginitis is lower levels of estrogen production.[dovemed.com]


  • Epidemiology The mean age of cessation of menses in the Philippines is 49 years, with an average life expectancy of about 25–30 years beyond the menopause.[gfmer.ch]
  • ., genital lichen planus ( hypertrophied skin with purple lesions) Etiology : unclear (hormonal, immunological, and/or infectious factors are believed to play a role) Epidemiology : postmenopausal women and, less commonly, prepubescent girls Clinical[amboss.com]
  • Women and their partners have reported that estrogen therapy resulted in less painful sex, more satisfaction with sex, and an improvement in their sex life. [1] Epidemiology [ edit ] Up to 50% of postmenopausal women have at least some degree of vaginal[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Epidemiology 1: 128, 1990 91 Sullivan JM, Zwang RV, Hughes JP et al: Estrogen replacement and coronary artery disease: Effect on survival in postmenopausal women.[glowm.com]
  • Dis, 2002 , vol. 29 (pg. 606 - 7 ) 8 Two cases of group A streptococcal vulvovaginitis in premenopausal adults in a sexual health setting, Sex Health, 2006 , vol. 3 (pg. 187 - 8 ) 9 Recurrent group A streptococcal vulvovaginitis in adult women: family epidemiology[academic.oup.com]
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Age distribution


  • Pathophysiology Pathogenesis The pathogenesis of atrophic vaginitis is due to decreased estrogen levels.[wikidoc.org]
  • The pathophysiology and management of postmenopausal urogenital oestrogen deficiency. J Br Menopause Soc 2001;7:67–73. Kinchen KS, et al. Factors associated with women’s decisions to seek treatment for urinary incontinence.[medicalgrapevineasia.com]
  • Etiology and Pathophysiology Nonneoplastic epithelial disorders are discussed below.[emedicine.medscape.com]
  • J Reprod Med 35: 799, 1990 47 Resnick NM, Yalla SV, Laurino E: The pathophysiology of urinary incontinence among institutionalized elderly person.[glowm.com]


  • After urination or stools, cleanse by wiping or washing from front to back (vagina to anus) to prevent bacteria from anus entering vagina. Lose weight if overweight.[justeves.com]
  • Treatment of osteoporosis Same reference as for prevention of osteoporosis.[canada.ca]
  • Adapted from the US Preventative Services Task Force: Guide to Clinical Preventative Services. 2nd edn. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1966.[glowm.com]

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