Jump to content. There are many reasons for seeing a vulvar disease specialist. At the Center for Vulvar Diseases, treating the pain is only part of the solution. The Center for Vulvar Diseases was created in to better serve and treat women with diseases of the external genitalia.
Vulvar Health Program Patient Resources | Center for Women's Health | OHSU
You'll talk to a nurse with years of experience in cancer care. There are several different types of vulvar cancer including: Squamous cell carcinoma : Squamous cells are one of three cell types that create the muscles, skin and nerves in the body. In this case, these are the skin cells. This is the most common form of vulvar cancer. Adenocarcinoma : Epithelial cells help create the glands in our body; the structures that secrete things like sweat and mucus. In this case, its the Bartholin's glands located at the vaginal opening.
Objective: To identify the effectiveness of a patient information booklet on vulvar conditions and to evaluate future patient needs. Study design: A patient education booklet and satisfaction survey were distributed to 75 new patients with various vulvar conditions who were seen at the University of Michigan Center for Vulvar Diseases in This population's desire for health and disease information was analyzed. The page booklet contains information on specific vulvar conditions most often seen, their common manifestations and treatment options.
Please download the following educational materials. For more information and treatment options, please make an appointment with our Vulvar Health Clinic. New patient information sheet Vulvo-vaginal information sheets Links to suggested online information.