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Steroid Hormone Therapy in the Treatment of Vulvar Dystrophy


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Title: Steroid Hormone Therapy in the Treatment of Vulvar Dystrophy
Authors: Mahmud, Naseem
Issue Date: 25-Dec-1991
Citation: Acta medica Nagasakiensia. 1991, 36(1-4), p.275-280
Abstract: Twenty-nine patient with vulvar dystrophy were classified histologically and were subjected to a proposed protocol of treatment by steroid hormone application to the local skin. Clinical response was evaluated in twenty-three of these patients. Observation by colposcopy and toluidine blue test were the two techniques used to direct biopsies. The results showed that 4 or 5 patient with lichen sclerosus and 16 of 18 patients with Hyperplastic and mixed dystrophy had complete symptomatic response with testosterone and corticosteroid respectively. Moreover 22 (96%) had more than 50% decrease in total lesion morphologically. It is therefore concluded that for velvar dystrophy, a benign epithelial disorder of the vulva steroid hormone therapy is indeed a logical and an effective one.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10069/15902
ISSN: 00016055
Type: Departmental Bulletin Paper
Text Version: publisher
Appears in Collections:Volume 36, No. 1-4

Citable URI : http://hdl.handle.net/10069/15902

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