The Vulva: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology (Google eBook)

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Miranda A. Farage, Howard I. Maibach
CRC Press, Aug 15, 2006 - Medical - 315 pages
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Addressing common misconceptions concerning the dermatologic composition and assessment of vulvular skin, this book is a unique compilation of current research and information on the anatomy, physiology, toxicology, microbiology, and diagnosis of the vulva and surrounding anatomical structures. A must-have source for anyone treating female patients, this source considers age and ethnicity factors and analyzes a wide range of symptoms, skin conditions, and diseases that physicians may encounter when caring for female patients.
  

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Contents

PART I ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
1
Chapter 2 Tissue Structure and Physiology of the Vulva
9
Chapter 3 Changes in the Vulva and Vagina Throughout Life
27
Chapter 4 Microbial Ecology of the Vulva
43
SYMPTOMS DISEASES AND THRAPIES
57
Chapter 6 Common Diseases of the Vulva
63
Chapter 7 Idiopathic Vulvodynia
85
Chapter 8 Vulvar Vestibulitis Syndrome
101
Culture Practices and Health Impact
183
Chapter 13 Products for Vulvar Hygiene
217
PART IV ETHNICITY AND SOCIOLOGY
235
A Sociological Perspective
255
PART V INVESTIGATIONAL METHODS
271
Chapter 17 Transepidermal Water Loss Dynamics of Human Vulvar and Thgh Skin
281
Chapter 18 Vulvar Toxicology
287
Chapter 19 Consumer Research and InMarket Comments
297

Evidence Vs Testimony
115
PART III MENSES HYGIENE AND PRODUCTS
151
Chapter 11 The Menstrual Cycle and the Skin
167

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