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, vulval (vŭl'văr, vŭl'văl),
Relating to the vulva.
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, vulval (vŭl'văr, -văl)
Relating to the vulva.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


(vul'va) (vul've?, 'vi?) plural.vulvae [L. vulva, covering]
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VULVA: Inferior view of the perineum
That portion of the female external genitalia lying posterior to the mons veneris, consisting of the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, vestibule of the vagina, vaginal opening, Bartholin's glands. See: illustrationvulvalvulvar (vul'val) (vul'var), adjective

vulva connivens

Vulvar agglutination.

vulva hians

Vulva in which the labia majora are gaping.
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(1,2) Case 1 represents presentation of vulvar lichen sclerosus in a premenopausal woman, which is uncommon.
We should keep in mind that the concept of p53 mutation in the vulva is still evolving, as some "normal"-appearing vulvar skin can demonstrate p53 positivity (like p53 signature in other gynecologic organs such as fallopian tube and endometrium), the significance of which in clinical management is yet to be determined.
MonaLisa Touch is a revolutionary, fractional CO2 laser treatment for certain vaginal and vulvar conditions.
Sentinel node dissection is safe in the treatment of early-stage vulvar cancer.
Use of transcutaneous electrical stimulation and biofeedback for the treatment of vulvodynia (vulvar vestibular syndrome): result of 3 years of experience.
Vulvar hidradenoma papilliferum: a review of 10.5 years' experience.
One case in Stage IA received vulvar reconstruction after an anterior vulvectomy due to her large tumor size of 5 x 5 cm.
Vulvar radical local excision and bilateral inguinal sentinel lymph node biopsies (using methylene blue dye) were performed (Figure 2).
International literature quotes the mean age of women with vulvar cancer to be between 64 and 70 years, but the perception in the authors' clinical unit in Cape Town, SA, is that women treated at our hospital are much younger.
A seborrhoeic keratosis is a common benign keratinocyte neoplasm that in elderly women maybe located in the vulvar area.