volume 22, issue 4, P637-652 2008
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2008.05.002
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Paul Nyirjesy

Abstract: Vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC) and bacterial vaginosis (BV) are frequently encountered in clinical practice. Recent advances have furthered understanding of pathophysiology. Proper diagnosis, based on appropriate office and, in complicated cases, laboratory tests is the key to rational selection of therapy. For women who have routine uncomplicated episodes of VVC or BV, a variety of effective treatment options exists. Recurrent disease remains a challenge for these conditions but can often be managed successfu…

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