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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2020, Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part C

An overview of vulval lesions in a tertiary care centre of western Rajasthan
Author(s): Dr. Balgopal Singh Bhati, Dr. Praveen Kumar Choudhary and Dr. Sunita Vishnoi
Abstract: Objectives: A wide spectrum of benign, premalignant and malignant lesions may involve the vulva. Our study is taken to overview the different types of Vulval disorder among patients presented in a tertiary care institute.
Methods: It is a retrospective study of patients having different type of Vulval lesions, who were admitted in the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, over a period of 24 months.
Results: In our study 40 patients were having Vulval lesion amongst total 2248 admitted patients with genital organs lesion comprising incidence of 1.78%. Almost all the patients were diagnosed by histopathological examination. The mean age was 47.7 years. The most of the patients were from 40-60 years age group. Lichen sclerosis was the commonest finding, incidence being 15(37.5%) and pruritus vulva was the commonest presenting symptom followed by soreness and pain in the vulva.
Conclusions: General care of Vulval skin is a fundamental component of treatment. The mainstay of the management of lichen sclerosis is topical ultra-potent steroids. Women with VIN require a mandatory biopsy to confirm disease.
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Dr. Balgopal Singh Bhati, Dr. Praveen Kumar Choudhary, Dr. Sunita Vishnoi. An overview of vulval lesions in a tertiary care centre of western Rajasthan. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2020;4(1):164-166. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2020.v4.i1c.458
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology