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n. pl. vul·vas also vul·vae (-vē)
The external genitals of the female, including the labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, and vestibule of the vagina.

[Latin, womb, covering; see wel- in Indo-European roots.]

vul′val, vul′var (-vər, -vär′), vul′vate′ (-vāt′, -vĭt) adj.
vul′vi·form′ (-və-fôrm′) adj.
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Adj.1.vulvar - of or relating to the vulva
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Patients were excluded if they were taking systemic and/ or topical lichen sclerosus treatments during the 4 weeks before enrollment, or had active vulvar infections or other vulvar dermatoses or cancer.
Women with vulvar disease experience impaired sexual well-being compared with their healthy counterparts, reported Dr.
NEW YORK -- A delayed diagnosis of vulvar lichen sclerosis is common, and the risk of this delay is permanent scarring and structural genital changes, cautioned an expert who holds teaching appointments in both dermatology and obstetrics/gynecology.
Apr 07, 2014: Therapeutics MD Reports Positive Results of Rabbit Irritation Study for Its Estradiol Vaginal Capsule VagiCap (TX 004-HR) for Treatment of Vulvar Vaginal Atrophy
Covering nine HPV types, five more HPV types than Gardasil (previously approved by the FDA), Gardasil 9 has the potential to prevent approximately 90 percent of cervical, vulvar, vaginal and anal cancers.
18 ( ANI ): A team of researchers have found that most women who undergo conservative surgery for vulvar cancer experience little to no long-term disruption to sexuality and body image.
Most of the literature characterizing vulvar smooth muscle tumors comprises single case reports with reviews of the literature, and few large case series exist.
SHARAN (PAN): Tribal elders in the Mata Khan district of southeastern Paktika province have fixed the bride price -- known as vulvar in local parlance -- at 250,000 afghanis ($4,470).
New 9-valent HPV vaccine prevented 97% of cervical, vaginal and vulvar pre-cancers caused by five additional HPV types
Because the vulva contains a high density of apocrine and anogenital mammary-like glands relative to eccrine glands and pilosebaceous units, we suspect that the spectrum of neoplasms identified in the vulvar region would reflect the relative frequency of these structures.
But oropharyngeal, anal and vulvar cancer, all associated with HPV, have increased.
VP vulvar bolgede lineer tarzda simetrik olarak yerlesimli pembe, duz veya filiform papuller ile karakterizedir.