By Miranda A. Farage, Howard I. Maibach
Addressing universal misconceptions about the dermatologic composition and evaluation of vulvular epidermis, this booklet is a special compilation of present study and data at the anatomy, body structure, toxicology, microbiology, and analysis of the vulva and surrounding anatomical buildings. essential resource for someone treating woman sufferers, this resource considers age and ethnicity elements and analyzes a variety of signs, pores and skin stipulations, and illnesses that physicians may possibly stumble upon while taking care of girl sufferers.
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27. Wieser F et al. Progesterone increases the number of Langerhans cells in human vaginal epithelium. Fertil Steril 2001; 75:1234. 28. Britz MB, Maibach HI. Human labia majora skin: transepidermal water loss in vivo. Acta Derm Venereol Suppl 1979; 59:23. 29. Elsner P, Wilhelm D, Maibach HI. Physiological skin surface water loss dynamics of human vulvar and forearm skin. Acta Derm Venereol 1990; 70:141. 30. Elsner P, Maibach HI. The effect of prolonged drying on transepidermal water loss, capacitance and pH of human vulvar and forearm skin.
A. Aikaterini Deliveliotou and George Creatsas Second Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Athens Medical School, Aretaieion Hospital, Athens, Greece INTRODUCTION The vulva and vagina change over the course of life. The most salient changes are hormonally mediated and are linked to the onset of puberty, the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and menopause. This chapter reviews the morphology and physiology of the vulva and the vagina from infancy to old age (Table 1). With kind permission of Springer Science and Business Media, portions of this review are reproduced from Farage M, Maibach H.
Frictional properties of human forearm and vulvar skin: influence of age and correlation with transepidermal water loss and capacitance. Dermatologica 1990; 181:88. 32. Potts RO, Guy RH. Predicting skin permeability. Pharm Res 1992; 9:663. 33. Feldmann RJ, Maibach HI. Regional variation in percutaneous absorption of [14C] cortisol in man. J Invest Dermatol 1967; 48:181. 34. Britz MB, Maibach HI, Anjo DM. Human percutaneous penetration of hydrocortisone: the vulva. Arch Dermatol Res 1980; 267:313.
The Vulva: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology by Miranda A. Farage, Howard I. Maibach