Minerva Obstet Gynecol 2022 Jun 22. Epub 2022 Jun 22.
Section of Dermatology and Infectious Diseases, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy.
This paper summarizes the position of the Italian Society of Vulvology (SIIV) on the clinical approach to vulval disease. A thorough history (general medical, gynaecological, and vulval history) is essential for a successful and fruitful vulvological examination. Characteristics of pruritus (itch) and pain, that are the two main vulval symptoms, should be collected and reported with precision, according to duration, temporal course, location, provocation, and intensity. Read More