Sexual Ramifications of Medical IllnessPEREZ, KIMBERLY MD*; GADGIL, MEGHANA MD*; DIZON, DON S. MD, FACP* †Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology: December 2009 - Volume 52 - Issue 4 - pp 691-701 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181bf4b4c Sexuality and Sexual Dysfunction Abstract Author Information Medical disease and the methods used to treat disease that can result in sexual problems. The prevalence and pathophysiology of sexual dysfunction have been prominent questions in medicine for more than a decade. Pertinent information related to sexual dysfunction and medical illness, with special emphasis on cardiovascular health, endocrine-related disorders, and malignancy are presented. Departments of *Medicine †Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island Correspondence: Don S. Dizon, MD, FACP, The Program in Women's Oncology, Women & Infants' Hospital, Providence, RI. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org © 2009 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.