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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28934912/role-of-female-intimate-hygiene-in-vulvovaginal-health-global-hygiene-practices-and-product-usage
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Ying Chen, Elizabeth Bruning, Joseph Rubino, Scott E Eder
Women use various feminine hygiene products, often as part of their daily cleansing routine; however, there is a paucity of published medical literature related to the external vulva and how personal hygiene practices can affect it. This review article provides background information on the physiological changes that occur during women's lives and reviews the relevance of transient and resident microbiota as they relate to common vaginal and vulvar disorders. It also discusses the need for female intimate hygiene, common practices of feminine hygiene from a global perspective, and the potential benefits of using suitable external, topical feminine vulvar washes to minimize the risk of vulvovaginal disorders and to improve overall intimate health in women around the world...
September 1, 2017: Women's Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28932806/langerhans-cell-histiocytosis-limited-to-the-female-genital-tract-a-review-of-literature-with-three-additional-cases
#2
Rebekah Wieland, Jenna Flanagan, Elise Everett, Sharon Mount
•LCH of the female reproductive tract has four patterns of involvement.•A comprehensive literature review revealed 35 cases of pure genital LCH.•We report two new cases of pure LCH lesions of the vulva and one of the cervix.•Treatment of LCH varies and there is no standard for pure genital involvement.•Prognosis of LCH confined to the gynecologic tract appears to be favorable.
November 2017: Gynecologic Oncology Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28930604/therapeutic-startegies-for-human-papillomavirus-infection-and-associated-cancers
#3
Alok Chandra Bharti, Tejveer Singh, Anjali Bhat, Deepti Pande, Mohit Jadli
Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is linked to development of cancer of cervix, vagina, vulva, penis, ano-genital and non-genital oro-pharyngeal sites. HPV being a sexually transmitted virus infects both genders equally but with higher chances of pathological outcome in women. In the absence of organized screening programs, women report HPV-infected lesions at relatively advanced stages where they are subjected to standard treatments that are not HPV-specific. HPV infection-driven lesions usually take 10-20 years for malignant progression and are preceded by well-characterized pre-cancer stages...
January 1, 2018: Frontiers in Bioscience (Elite Edition)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28928886/vulvar-cancer-in-china-epidemiological-features-and-risk-analysis
#4
Xue Xiao, Yi-Bo Meng, Peng Bai, Juan Zou, Ya Zhang, Tri M Bui Nguyen, Jian-Guo Xiao, Xue-Mei Gao, Bang-Fen Wen
Objective: Describe for the first time the clinical, epidemiological features of vulvar cancer in southwest China. Identify risk factors and provide reference for the prevention of vulvar cancer. Method: We retrospectively analyzed 885 patients admitted to the West China Second University Hospital for vulvar diseases between 2006 and 2016. Vulvar cancer patients with previously diagnosed vulvar nonneoplastic epithelial disorders (n=132) were analyzed and compared to those without prior history of vulvar nonneoplastic epithelial disorders (n=219)...
2017: Journal of Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28915525/infiltrating-mammary-duct-adenocarcinoma-in-the-right-labia-majora-along-the-milk-line
#5
Haitham Atef Torky, Anwar Elshenawy, Ahmed Eesa
Introduction Breast tissue rarely arises from the vulva and malignancy might develop in it. Case Thirty-eight-year-old woman presented with a suspicious ulcer in the right labia majora discovered accidently and removed by wide local excision. Histopathology revealed infiltrating mammary duct adenocarcinoma along the milk line. Immunohistochemistry was positive for estrogen and progesterone receptors and equivocal overexpression for HER2 protein with a score of 2+. Metastatic work-up was clear. Inguinal lymph nodes were enlarged and lymphadenectomy done which showed positive lymph nodes on the right side and none on the left...
September 15, 2017: Zeitschrift Für Geburtshilfe und Neonatologie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28914674/frequent-pd-l1-expression-in-malignant-melanomas-of-the-vulva
#6
Banafsheh Saleh, Jörg Kriegsmann, Stephan Falk, Sebastian Aulmann
Blockade of immune checkpoint pathways such as the programmed cell death protein 1 pathway (PD-1/PD-L1) is an emerging approach in the treatment of solid tumors. In malignant melanoma, the efficiacy of antibodies against PD-L1 has been shown to be associated with PD-L1 protein expression. To evaluate whether this approach may be of use in the rare cases of primary melanoma of the vulva, we have evaluated a series of 13 cases for PD-L1 expression as well as additional molecular alterations of KIT, NRAS, KRAS, and BRAF...
September 13, 2017: International Journal of Gynecological Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28913836/female-reproductive-system-morphology-of-crab-eating-fox-cerdocyon-thous-and-cryopreservation-of-genetic-material-for-animal-germplasm-bank-enrichment
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L C Machado, K C S Roballo, F S Cury, C E Ambrósio
The sprawl of the urbanization and road network process without building ecological corridors contributes to the high mortality rates and a threat to the population decline of wild species such as the crab-eating fox. A strategy for the ex situ conservation is the study of the reproductive biology of the species and cryopreservation of their genetic heritage through the formation of an animal germplasm bank. This research is in accordance with the principles adopted by Brazilian College of Animal Experimentation...
September 15, 2017: Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904687/a-case-of-reccuring-giant-condyloma-of-vulva-in-infant-without-sexual-abuse-successfully-treated-with-electrocoagulation-in-benin
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Fabrice Akpadjan, Hugues Adégbidi, Cossi Angelo Attinsounon, Christiane Koudoukpo, Bérénice Dégboé, Nadège Agbessi, Félix Atadokpèdé
We report here a case of giant vulval condyloma in a two-year-old infant infected by her "baby sitter" without sexual abuse. Treated by surgical excision coupled with electrocoagulation, it was noted a rapid recurrence two weeks after treatment requiring a second electrocoagulation session. More than a year later, no lesion was noted, thus demonstrating therapeutic success. The unavailability of imiquimod in our context requires a systematic use of invasive treatment regardless of the age of the patient.
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28904660/-ulceronecrotic-cancer-of-the-vulva
#9
Amel Achour Jenayah, Abdallah Cherni
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: Pan African Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28892909/chondroid-syringoma-fine-needle-aspiration-cytology-of-a-rare-entity-at-an-unusual-site
#10
Sangeeta Lamba, Annu Nanda, Uma Kumar
Chondroid syringoma, also known as benign mixed tumour of the skin, is a rare benign adnexal tumour. It is a biphasic tumour, composed of both epithelial and mesenchymal components and constitutes <0.01% of all primary skin tumours. It is mostly located in the head and neck region, followed by the hand, foot, axillary region, abdomen, penis, vulva and scrotum. The arm is a rare site of involvement. Making a correct diagnosis of chondroid syringoma is important to guide the clinician in optimal management...
July 2017: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research: JCDR
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28885430/aggressive-angiomyxoma-of-the-vulva-and-bladder
#11
Mihae Song, Michelle Glasgow, Paari Murugan, Colleen Rivard
BACKGROUND: Aggressive angiomyxoma is a rare, locally infiltrative tumor, frequently occurring in female patients. Although wide local excision is considered standard therapy, radical surgery may be needed. CASE: A 49-year-old woman presented with an aggressive angiomyxoma involving the vulva and bladder. Given the hormone receptor status and size of the tumor, the patient was initially treated with fulvestrant and goserelin acetate in an attempt to reduce the size of the mass...
September 5, 2017: Obstetrics and Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28882370/caudal-epidural-anesthesia-in-mares-after-bicarbonate-addition-to-a-lidocaine-epinephrine-combination
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Patricia C Duarte, Cahuê F R Paz, Alvaro P L Oliveira, Thairê P Maróstica, Leticia O Cota, Rafael R Faleiros
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the nociceptive and clinical effects of buffering a lidocaine-epinephrine solution with sodium bicarbonate in caudal epidural block in mares. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective randomized controlled trial. ANIMALS: Six mixed-breed mares weighing 350-440 kg. METHODS: Each animal was administered two caudal epidural injections, 72 hours apart, using different solutions prepared immediately before injection...
January 11, 2017: Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28881645/spatial-function-of-the-oxidative-dna-damage-response-in-radiation-induced-bystander-effects-in-intra-and-inter-system-of-caenorhabditis-elegans
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Qingqing Li, Jue Shi, Lianyun Chen, Furu Zhan, Hang Yuan, Jun Wang, An Xu, Lijun Wu
Though the signaling events involved in radiation induced bystander effects (RIBE) have been investigated both in vitro and in vivo, the spatial function of these communications, especially the related signaling pathways, is not fully elucidated. In the current study, significant increases of DNA damage were clearly observed in C. elegans germline upon irradiation to both intra-system of posterior pharynx and inter-system of vulva, in which more severe damage, even to F1 generation worms, was shown for vulva irradiation...
August 1, 2017: Oncotarget
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28877932/detection-and-genomic-characterization-of-a-mammary-like-adenocarcinoma
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Jasleen K Grewal, Peter Eirew, Martin Jones, Kenrry Chiu, Basile Tessier-Cloutier, Anthony N Karnezis, Aly Karsan, Andy Mungall, Chen Zhou, Stephen Yip, Anna V Tinker, Janessa Laskin, Marco Marra, Steven J M Jones
Whole-genome and transcriptome sequencing were performed to identify potential therapeutic strategies in the absence of viable treatment options for a patient initially diagnosed with vulvar adenocarcinoma. Genomic events were prioritized by comparison against variant distributions in the TCGA pan-cancer dataset, and complemented with detailed transcriptome sequencing and copy number analysis. These findings were considered against published scientific literature in order to evaluate the functional effects of potentially relevant genomic events...
September 6, 2017: Cold Spring Harbor Molecular Case Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28868834/recurrent-vulvovaginal-candidiasis-could-it-be-related-to-cell-mediated-immunity-defect-in-response-to-candida-antigen
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Zahra Talaei, Saba Sheikhbahaei, Vajihe Ostadi, Mazdak Ganjalikhani Hakemi, Mohsen Meidani, Elham Naghshineh, Majid Yaran, Alireza Emami Naeini, Roya Sherkat
Background: Recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis (RVVC) is a common cause of morbidity affecting millions of women worldwide. Patients with RVVC are thought to have an underlying immunologic defect. This study has been established to evaluate cell-mediated immunity defect in response to candida antigen in RVVC cases. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Our cross-sectional study was performed in 3 groups of RVVC patients (cases), healthy individuals (control I) and known cases of chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis (CMC) (control II)...
October 2017: International Journal of Fertility & Sterility
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28864918/ingwenascaris-n-g-nematoda-ascaridida-heterocheilidae-established-for-i-sprenti-n-sp-and-i-assymmetrica-ortlepp-1932-n-comb-parasites-of-african-crocodiles-and-an-identification-key-to-the-genera-of-the-heterocheilidae
#16
Kerstin Junker, Yasen Mutafchiev
Ingwenascaris n. g. (Nematoda: Heterocheilidae) is established to accommodate Ingwenascaris sprenti n. g., n. sp., described from the stomach of Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti (Reptilia: Crocodylidae) in South Africa, based on light and scanning electron microscopy studies of its morphology. The new genus can be distinguished from other heterocheilid genera through a combination of its characters, including the pronounced asymmetry of each subventral lip due to an alate ventral margin and a non-alate margin facing the dorsal lip, the presence of continuous ridges of triangular denticles along the free labial margins, the lack of interlocking processes or a rostral plate, interlabia being indistinct or represented by small lateral interlabia between the dorsal and ventral lips only, the absence of prominent interlabial longitudinal cuticular ridges, the presence of lateral alae that are fused with the subventral lips, the presence of lateral caudal alae in both sexes, spicules of males that are composed of handle and alate blade, the presence of a gubernaculum, the number and arrangement of male caudal papillae and the position of the vulva near the anterior and middle third of the body in females...
September 1, 2017: Systematic Parasitology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28863069/fibroepithelial-stromal-polyp-of-the-vulva-case-report-and-review-of-potential-histologic-mimickers
#17
Majed Pharaon, Joshua Warrick, Michael C Lynch
Vulvar tumors arising from submucosal connective tissue, some of which exhibit hormonal responsiveness, have many clinical and histologic overlapping characteristics. We present a case of a fibroepithelial stromal polyp arising from the vulva of a 22-year-old female. We review the differential diagnosis with an emphasis on distinguishing features of these uncommon neoplasms. Accurate diagnosis is essential as the extent of surgical resection and risk of local recurrence varies for these tumors.
August 31, 2017: International Journal of Gynecological Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28862603/-the-activity-of-redox-regulatory-systems-in-the-primary-and-recurrence-tumors-in-vulvar-cancer
#18
E I Surikova, I A Goroshinskaya, E M Frantsiyants, E V Shalashnaja, G A Nerodo, I V Neskubina, P S Kachesova, L A Nemashkalova, A V Chudilova
The activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase, glutathione peroxidase (GPx), glutathione reductase (GR), glutathione transferase (GST), the content of reduced glutathione (GSH) and malondialdehyde (MDA) were investigated in the samples of the tumor, peritumoral zone and healthy tissue, taken at the line of resection, were obtained from 14 patients with primary squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva, and 13 patients with local recurrence appeared in the period from 3 months to 7 years. by conventional spectrophotometric methods...
July 2017: Biomedit︠s︡inskai︠a︡ Khimii︠a︡
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28857160/cancer-risk-of-lichen-planus-a-cohort-study-of-13-100-women-in-finland
#19
Pia Halonen, Maija Jakobsson, Oskari Heikinheimo, Annika Riska, Mika Gissler, Eero Pukkala
The association between Lichen planus (LP) and cancer has been under debate for decades. We studied the connection via population-based Finnish register data. All women with the diagnosis of LP (n = 13,100) were identified from the Finnish Hospital Discharge Registry from 1969-2012. These patients were linked with subsequent cancer diagnoses from the Finnish Cancer Registry until 2014. Standardized incidence ratios (SIRs) were counted for different cancers by dividing the observed numbers of cancers by expected numbers, which were based on national cancer incidence rates...
August 31, 2017: International Journal of Cancer. Journal International du Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28856863/short-and-long-term-efficacy-of-focused-ultrasound-therapy-for-non-neoplastic-epithelial-disorders-of-the-vulva
#20
C Wu, M Zou, Y Xiong, L Wang, H Chen, Y Fan, C Li
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the short- and long-term efficacy and influential factors of focused ultrasound for the treatment of non-neoplastic epithelial disorders of the vulva (NNEDV). DESIGN: A retrospective observational study. SETTING: A gynaecologic department in a single centre in China. POPULATION: Patients with NNEDV were included in this study: 85 patients were diagnosed with lichen simplex chronicus (LSC), 44 patients with vulva lichen sclerosus (VLS), and seven patients with lichen planus (LP)...
August 2017: BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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