•Vulvodynia affects at least 6% of women, and can be found at any age and in all ethnic groups.•The diagnosis is one of exclusion but is very often missed.•Women with vulvodynia are frequently misdiagnosed as having vaginismus.•Failure to make the diagnosis often leads to irrelevant or deleterious examinations and treatments.

Vulvodynia: A disease commonly hidden in plain sight

Preti M.;
2018-01-01

Abstract

•Vulvodynia affects at least 6% of women, and can be found at any age and in all ethnic groups.•The diagnosis is one of exclusion but is very often missed.•Women with vulvodynia are frequently misdiagnosed as having vaginismus.•Failure to make the diagnosis often leads to irrelevant or deleterious examinations and treatments.
2018
20
e00079
e00081
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/case-reports-in-womens-health/
ISSVD; Vestibulodynia; Vulvar diseases; Vulvar pain; Vulvovdynia
Vieira-Baptista P.; Lima-Silva J.; Perez-Lopez F.R.; Preti M.; Bornstein J.
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