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Vulvovaginal Complaints


Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: September 2008 - Volume 51 - Issue 3 - p 549-555
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181809a26
Evidence-Based Approach to Menopause

Overview of the etiology and diagnostic evaluation of vulvovaginal complaints in the postmenopausal population including both estrogen's role in atrophic vaginitis and other causes of vulvovaginal complaints and how they relate to sexual function. Summary of various management options such as hormonal, nonhormonal, and botanical interventions.

Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Correspondence: Gloria Bachmann, MD, 125 Patterson Street, Room 2104, New Brunswick, NJ. E-mail:

© 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.