2022
DOI: 10.4103/ijstd.ijstd_108_21
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Prevalence and risk factors of vulvar dermatoses: A hospital-based study

Abstract: Background: The overall prevalence of vulvar diseases in the literature is low because of underreporting and is often neglected; thus, its impact on a female's life is often underestimated. Objectives: This study is aimed to determine the prevalence of vulvar diseases and their associated risk factors in patients attending a tertiary care hospital. Materials and Methods: This is a descriptive, cross-sectional, and case–controlled study wherei… Show more

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“…The prevalence and impact of pediatric vulvar disease is not widely reported. Among adults, vulvar disease is estimated to affect around 2% of females, likely an underestimate of its true prevalence [1]. In this review, we will discuss recent findings in pediatric vulvar dermatoses, including labial adhesions, vulvovaginitis, lichen sclerosus, inflammatory bowel disease, hidradenitis suppurativa, vulvar aphthae, and infantile perianal pyramidal protrusion.…”
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confidence: 99%
“…The prevalence and impact of pediatric vulvar disease is not widely reported. Among adults, vulvar disease is estimated to affect around 2% of females, likely an underestimate of its true prevalence [1]. In this review, we will discuss recent findings in pediatric vulvar dermatoses, including labial adhesions, vulvovaginitis, lichen sclerosus, inflammatory bowel disease, hidradenitis suppurativa, vulvar aphthae, and infantile perianal pyramidal protrusion.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%