(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;220:89.e1–89.e8)
Vulvodynia is a chronic pain syndrome characterized by symptoms such as stinging, burning, irritation, or itching of the vulva. Women with vulvodynia experience deficits across all aspects of sexual function.
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ (G.A.B., N.A.P.); Department of Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center (C.S.B., L.A.R.); School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Environmental Health, University of Memphis (X.Y.), Memphis, TN; and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NJ (R.W., D.C.F.)